Nyssa Aquatica, or more commonly know as Water Tupelo, is a tree with green foliage and green flowers of the genus Nyssa. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 100 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during mid spring and is intolerant of shade. Nyssa Aquatica or Water Tupelo's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
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