Nyssa ogeche

Species:Nyssa ogeche Bartram
Common Name:Ogeechee Tupelo; Ogeechee Lime; Ogeechee Plum
Habitat:In standing water of damp soil near water.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Tree
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, OBL (NWI), S1 (State Rank), G4G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyNYSSACEAE - Sour Gum family
Genus Nyssa
Species Nyssa ogeche Bartram - Ogeechee Tupelo; Ogeechee Lime; Ogeechee Plum


Citation NYSSA OGECHE W. Bartram ex Marshall, Arbust. Amer. 97. 1785.
Basionym: **

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Nyssa acuminata Nyssa acuminata Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 852, 1335. 1903. GEORGIA: McIntosh Co.: Darien Junction, 25-27 Jun 1895, Small s.n. (holotype: NY).
Nyssa candicans Nyssa candicans Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 259. 1803. GEORGIA
Nyssa capitata Nyssa capitata Walter, Fl. Carol. 253. 1788. SOUTH CAROLINA
Nyssa montana Nyssa montana Gaertner f., Suppl. Carp. 201, t. 216(1). 1805.  
Nyssa ogeche var. acuminata Nyssa ogeche W. Bartram ex Marshall, var. acuminata (Small) Eyles, Castanea 6: 35. 1941.Nyssa acuminata Small 1903. 
Nyssa tomentosa Nyssa tomentosa Poiret, in Lamarck, Encycl. 4: 508. 1798.  

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; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Barbour

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: TROY

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TROY000007254 Barbour 02 Oct 1999 MacDonald, John R.
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