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Nyssa sylvatica Marsh.
BLACKGUM
Black gum; Black Tupelo

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Nyssa sylvatica
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 9
Nyssa sylvatica

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Agaricaceae  Phoma nyssocarpa @ BPI (1)

Phoma @ 355640B (1); 355640A (1)
Amphisphaeriaceae  Amphisphaeria incrustans @ BPI (1)

Pestalotia @ BPI (2)
Andrenidae  Andrena atlantica @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Andrena hippotes @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Annulatascaceae  Ceratostomella cirrhosa @ BPI (2)

Ceratostomella moniliformis @ BPI (2)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ CSUC_TCN (4); NCSU_ENT (12)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Phyllosticta nyssae @ BPI (12)

Sphaeropsis malorum @ BPI (1)
Brigantiaeaceae  Brigantiaea leucoxantha @ GAL (1)
Candelariaceae  Candelaria concolor @ GAL (1)
Chaconiaceae  Aplopsora nyssae @ BPI (15)
Chaetosphaeriaceae  Menispora cobaltina @ BPI (1)
Collemataceae  Leptogium cyanescens @ GAL (2)
Coreidae  Leptoglossus oppositus @ NCSU (1)
Cornulariidae  Cornularia hispidula @ BPI (7)
Corticiaceae  Corticium caeruleum @ BPI (1)

Corticium roseum @ BPI (1)

Dendrothele microspora @ BPI (1)
Dermateaceae  Discohainesia oenotherae @ 656179A (1); 656180A (1); 656179C (1); BPI (1); 656179B (1); 656180B (1)

Pezicula @ BPI (1)
Diaporthaceae  Diaporthe paulula @ BPI (1)

Phomopsis @ 843560C (1); BPI (1)
Diaspididae  Aspidiotus diffinis @ MEMU_ENT (2)

Aspidiotus forbesi @ MEMU_ENT (1)

Chionaspis americana @ MEMU_ENT (1)

Chionaspis nyssae @ MEMU_ENT (6); CSCA_TCN (26)

Diaspidiotus perniciosus @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Diatrypaceae  Diatrype asteromata @ BPI (2)

Diatrypella subfulva @ BPI (1)
Exidiaceae  Exidia glandulosa @ BPI (1)
Fomitopsidaceae  Daedalea confragosa @ BPI (4)

Daedalea unicolor @ BPI (1)
Gnomoniaceae  Cryptodiaporthe paulula @ 843560A (1)
Helotiaceae  Pezizella lythri @ 655922B (1); 655922A (1)
Hyaloscyphaceae  Dasyscyphus @ BPI (1)
Hydnaceae  Hydnum rhois @ BPI (1)
Lecanoraceae  Lecanora hybocarpa @ GAL (1)
Lobariaceae  Pseudocyphellaria crocata @ GAL (1)
Melanconidaceae  Massariovalsa sudans @ 843560B (1); BPI (1)
Membracidae  Telamona monticola @ NCSU (1)
Meruliaceae  Merulius rufus @ BPI (1)
Miridae  Atractotomus miniatus @ NCSU_ENT (47)

Cariniocoris nyssae @ NCSU_ENT (32)

Gn_orthotylinigp11 sp_003 @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Gn_orthotylinigp16 sp_001 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp17 sp_002 @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Gn_orthotylinigp18 sp_001 @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Gn_orthotylinigp20 sp_002 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Goodeniaphila cassisi @ AMNH_PBI (5)

Myrtlemiris rubrocuneatus @ AMNH_PBI (4)

Neolygus caryae @ NCSU_ENT (2)

Neolygus semivittatus @ NCSU_ENT (1)

Neurocolpus nubilus @ NCSU_ENT (4)

Plagiognathus albatus @ NCSU_ENT (58)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora nyssae-sylvaticae @ BPI (1)

Cercospora @ BPI (1)

Mycosphaerella nyssaecola @ BPI (1)

Mycosphaerella nyssicola @ BPI (1)
Myriangiaceae  Myriangium curtisii @ BPI (3)

Myriangium duriaei @ 684350A (1); 684350B (1); BPI (23)
Nectriaceae  Tubercularia @ BPI (1)
Nitschkiaceae  Fracchiaea heterogenea @ BPI (2)
Parmeliaceae  Canoparmelia caroliniana @ GAL (3)

Canoparmelia texana @ GAL (1)

Flavoparmelia caperata @ GAL (1)

Hypotrachyna livida @ GAL (3)

Parmelinopsis minarum @ GAL (2)

Parmotrema reticulatum @ GAL (1)

Parmotrema submarginale @ GAL (3)

Punctelia appalachensis @ GAL (1)

Punctelia rudecta @ GAL (2)
Peniophoraceae  Peniophora cinerea @ BPI (1)
Pertusariaceae  Pertusaria sinusmexicani @ GAL (1)

Pertusaria texana @ GAL (3)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Leptosphaeria ovina @ BPI (1)
Phlyctidaceae  Phlyctis ludoviciensis @ GAL (1)
Physciaceae  Anaptychia palmulata @ GAL (1)

Buellia curtisii @ GAL (3)

Buellia stillingiana @ GAL (1)

Heterodermia albicans @ GAL (1)

Heterodermia obscurata @ GAL (2)

Heterodermia speciosa @ GAL (1)

Phaeophyscia rubropulchra @ GAL (2)

Physcia millegrana @ GAL (1)
Piesmatidae  Mcateella elongata @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Pleurotaceae  Pleurotus applicatus @ BPI (1)
Polyporaceae  Fomes connatus @ BPI (4)

Fomes geotropus @ BPI (1)

Lentinus @ BPI (1)

Lenzites betulina @ BPI (8)

Lenzites trabea @ BPI (1)

Panus rudis @ BPI (5)

Polyporus adustus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus distortus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus ectypus @ BPI (2)

Polyporus galactinus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus hemileucus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus hirsutus @ BPI (4)

Polyporus pargamenus @ BPI (3)

Polyporus rhipidium @ BPI (1)

Polyporus sanguineus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus sector @ BPI (5)

Polyporus supinus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus tulipiferus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus versicolor @ BPI (7)

Poria cubitispora @ BPI (1)

Poria deformis @ BPI (1)

Poria @ BPI (1)
Pseudococcidae  Dysmicoccus difficilis @ MEMU_ENT (3)
Ramalinaceae  Bacidia schweinitzii @ GAL (1)
Reticulariaceae  Lycogala epidendrum @ BPI (1)
Rutstroemiaceae  Rutstroemia renispora @ BPI (1)
Sarcosomataceae  Strumella coryneoidea @ BPI (1)
Schizophyllaceae  Schizophyllum commune @ BPI (1)
Septobasidiaceae  Glenospora curtisii @ 422714B (1); BPI (7); 422714A (1)

Septobasidium curtisii @ BPI (28); 268648A (1); 268648B (1)

Septobasidium patouillardii @ BPI (1)

Septobasidium pseudopedicellatum @ BPI (1)

Septobasidium rugulosum @ BPI (4)

Septobasidium sinuosum @ BPI (2)
Steccherinaceae  Irpex cinnamomeus @ BPI (2)
Stereaceae  Stereum complicatum @ BPI (3)

Stereum hirsutum @ BPI (1)

Stereum lobatum @ BPI (1)

Stereum purpureum @ BPI (2)

Stereum rameale @ BPI (3)

Stereum sericeum @ BPI (1)

Stereum striatum @ BPI (1)
Tricholomataceae  Helotium virgultorum @ BPI (2)

Tricholoma @ BPI (2)
Valsaceae  Valsa apatosa @ BPI (1)

Valsa @ BPI (2)
Verrucariaceae  Normandina pulchella @ GAL (2)
Xylariaceae  Daldinia vernicosa @ BPI (1)

Hypoxylon atropunctatum @ BPI (2)

Hypoxylon caries @ BPI (1)

Hypoxylon perforatum @ BPI (1)

Hypoxylon rubiginosum @ BPI (5)

Rosellinia corticium @ BPI (1)

Xylaria oxyacanthae @ BPI (2)
_  Actinopelte dryina @ BPI (3)

Endoconidiophora moniliformis @ BPI (3)

Otthia @ BPI (1)

Sphaeronaema hispidulum @ BPI (2)

Ustulina vulgaris @ BPI (1)

Valsaria apatosa @ BPI (5)

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Nyssa sylvatica Marshall
blackgum

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General Information
Symbol: NYSY
Group: Dicot
Family: Cornaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
NYSYC Nyssa sylvatica Marshall var. caroliniana (Poir.) Fernald
NYSYD Nyssa sylvatica Marshall var. dilatata Fernald
NYSYT Nyssa sylvatica Marshall var. typica Fernald

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Cornales
Family Cornaceae – Dogwood family
Genus Nyssa L. – tupelo
Species Nyssa sylvatica Marshall – blackgum

Subordinate Taxa

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North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FAC
Great Plains FAC
Midwest FAC
Northcentral & Northeast FAC

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Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Minor Minor Minor Minor

Cover

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Martin

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssa sylvatica
Black Gum
ID: 0000 0000 1016 0288 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssa sylvatica
Black Gum
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© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssa sylvatica
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Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssa sylvatica
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© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssa sylvatica
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Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssa sylvatica
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© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssa sylvatica
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Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssa sylvatica
Black Gum
ID: 0000 0000 0318 3919 [detail]
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Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssa sylvatica
Black Gum
ID: 0000 0000 0318 3920 [detail]
© 2018 Zoya Akulova

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