Plant Identification Database:
Nyssaceae (Tupelo)
Order: Cornales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Nyssaceae: LV: alternate, simple, entire, deciduous, u. arcuate venation, estipulate; FL: 5 parts, u. white, 5 petals, ovary inferior; FR: drupe, ovoid/oblong; ST: tree; buds imbricate EC:
alternate, deciduous, estipulate simple entire u. arcuate venation P: 5 u. white O: inferior drupe, ovoid/oblong tree B: imbricate Nyssaceae: LV: alternate, simple, entire, deciduous, u. arcuate venation, estipulate; FL: 5 parts, u. white, 5 petals, ovary inferior; FR: drupe, ovoid/oblong; ST: tree; buds imbricate EC:
Tupelo; Black gum; Sour gum Nyssa sylvatica Nyssa Whorled Ovate Forest; Wetland Tupelo; Black gum; Sour gum Nyssa sylvatica
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION