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Nyssa sylvatica Marshall var. biflora
(Walt.) Sarg.
Swamp black-gum

Family: Nyssaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora available from :

Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Doubtfully Present
Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Doubtfully Present
Koreshan State Historic Site Doubtfully Present
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Recorded as Present in Error

Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native

Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Blackwater Stream
Floodplain Forest