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