Note: Click on images to see enlarged photos, captions, and photo attributions.
On a mobile phone, click on the information symbol (circle with a letter ℹ︎ symbol).
Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Commonly found in a variety of sites from creek bottoms to upland slopes throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region (except for northern-most Pennsylvania), Black Gum is noted for its beautiful yellow to orange to scarlet fall foliage. Bees make a flavorful honey from the nectar-rich flowers, while many birds and mammals enjoy the juicy fruit.
About 2% of humans and birds practice polygamy. Do you know the percentage of polygamous trees?
Learn more about Nyssa sylvatica and polygamodioecious…