tupelo tree

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Noun1.tupelo tree - any of several gum trees of swampy areas of North Americatupelo tree - any of several gum trees of swampy areas of North America
gum tree, gum - any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum
genus Nyssa, Nyssa - tupelos: deciduous trees of moist habitats especially swamps and beside ponds
Nyssa aquatica, water gum - columnar swamp tree of southeastern to midwestern North America yielding pale soft easily worked wood
black gum, Nyssa sylvatica, pepperidge, sour gum - columnar tree of eastern North America having horizontal limbs and small leaves that emerge late in spring and have brilliant color in early fall
tupelo - pale soft wood of a tupelo tree especially the water gum
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Have a new perspective of this wet habitat and rendezvous with the state champion water tupelo tree. Be prepared to walk in wet conditions.
Produced in Florida, tupelo honey is made from the nectar of the white tupelo tree (also called the river lime tree), which grows in northern Florida and produces the Ogeechee lime.
That wood is bought from afar; the Tupelo tree grows in swamps in the South.
Last spring two Great Blue herons produced one offspring of which I witnessed some of its earliest flights from the top of a tupelo tree far above the water.
Robin Clive Dufresnes, at nine, is hung from a black tupelo tree in his back yard in the river town of Alexandria, Mississippi, on a hot Mother's Day afternoon.
BOOK - EXCERPT The Black Tupelo Tree DONNA TARTT From The Little Friend by Donna Tartt.
Light, golden amber in color and with a greenish cast that comes from the blossom of the white tupelo tree, tupelo honey is the only honey that won't crystallize naturally.
These backwater swamps, populated with bald cypress and water tupelo trees, are some of the most biologically productive ecosystems in the world and provide food and habitat for a variety of plants and animals.
Googling a runner Tupelo 2.40 Lingfield The town in Mississippi was originally named Gum Pond before the Civil War, due to the high number of tupelo trees, locally known as blackgum, that grow in the area.
Coiled thigh-deep in water between two tupelo trees, I my weight forward to shoulder my shotgun.