A Remarkable water tupelo

Tree Information
Common Name: water tupelo
Scientific name: Nyssa aquatica
Category: Champion (big) tree
Notes: This is the state and national champion water tupelo, discoverd by Byron Carmean and Gary Fleming. This tree, and the old-growth cypress-tupelo swamp forest in which it was found, were featured in state and national media outlets in 2006.
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Nominator: Byron Carmean and Gary Fleming
Location of Tree
County/City: Southampton
Name of tree owner: International Paper
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