Nyssa biflora

ClassificationDicots
FamilyNyssaceae
Family (Traditional)Nyssaceae
GenusNyssa
SpeciesNyssa biflora Walter
Common Nameswamp tupelo
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesHabit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Blue ;
*Average C-Value: 5.0
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Clinton (KY), Daviess (KY), Ohio (KY), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Chester (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1949 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100387164 Tennessee 01 Aug 1985 Ronald L. Jones
4512
EKY
Nyssa biflora
TENN-V-0163655 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Nyssa biflora
TENN-V-0163653 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Nyssa biflora
TENN-V-0163656 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Nyssa biflora
TENN-V-0163664 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Nyssa biflora
APSC0098151 Cannon Tennessee
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0073092 Cumberland Tennessee 15 Jun 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0009408 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0068776 Chester Tennessee
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0097122 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0103454 Ohio Kentucky
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0009406 Coffee Tennessee 22 May 1995 Milo Pyne
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0112572 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0103455 Daviess Kentucky
APSC
Nyssa biflora
TENN-V-0244069 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Nyssa biflora
UOS03950 Coffee Tennessee 23 Jul 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Nyssa biflora
TENN-V-0163665 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Nyssa biflora
TENN-V-0163654 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Nyssa biflora
UCHT021677 Coffee Tennessee
UCHT
Nyssa biflora
APSC0009407 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0048591 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0099478 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0009370 Carroll Tennessee 22 Sep 1949 R.E. Shanks
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0097132 Clinton Kentucky 05 Oct 2018 Claire Ciafre
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0051086 Carroll Tennessee 05 Jun 2009 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Nyssa biflora
APSC0073091 White Tennessee
APSC
Nyssa biflora
UOS03947 Coffee Tennessee 22 Jul 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Nyssa biflora
UOS03949 Coffee Tennessee 23-Jul-96 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Nyssa biflora
UOS03946 Coffee Tennessee 10 Jul 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Nyssa biflora
UOS03948 Coffee Tennessee 23-Jul-96 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Nyssa biflora
BRIT132856 Tennessee
VDB
Nyssa biflora
BRIT132854 Tennessee
VDB
Nyssa biflora
BRIT132855 Tennessee
VDB
Nyssa biflora
BRIT132857 Tennessee
VDB
Nyssa biflora
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Plant Photos

Nyssa biflora - Milo Pyne
Nyssa biflora - Milo Pyne
Nyssa biflora - Milo Pyne
Nyssa biflora - Milo Pyne
Nyssa biflora - Milo Pyne
Nyssa biflora - Milo Pyne
Nyssa biflora - Milo Pyne
Nyssa biflora - Milo Pyne
Nyssa biflora - Theo Witsell
Nyssa biflora - Theo Witsell
Nyssa biflora - Theo Witsell
Nyssa biflora - Theo Witsell
Nyssa biflora - Theo Witsell
Nyssa biflora - Theo Witsell