|Common name: Black tupelo, black gum;
sour gum (generic).
Voucher: Kostadinov 093, (URV)
Brief description: A dioecious or polygamo-dioecious medium-sized tree. Leaves are often crowded distally, simple, alternate, entire, pinnately veined, margins entire. Flowers are unisexual, the staminate in umbels, the pistillate -- sessile at the end of a peduncle. Fruits are a blue-black, ovoid to globular drupe.
Campus data: Moderately frequent in the wild on campus, as shrubs and small to medium-size trees. Not cultivated.