Black Gum
Black Gum bark
Black Gum leaf
Black Gum plaque
Black Gum
Recognition Features 

Characteristically glossy leaves, often with only small flowers, and scaly bark.

Scientific Name 
Nyssa sylvatica
Scientific Family 
Cornaceae
Common Family 
Dogwood Family
Denison Tree ID 
(DUARB-101)
Location 
Between Doane and Fellows, north of pathway
Height 
1.60