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Nyssa biflora

Swamp tupelo

Nyssa biflora is a native tree that occurs predominantly on the coastal plain in our region. It is found in wetlands, and needs wet soils to grow. It prefers full sun to part shade. The flowers bloom in the early spring and are much enjoyed by pollinators. Blue fruits are produced in the fall and attract birds and small mammals. This tree has beautiful red fall foliage. Nyssa biflora works well as a street or yard tree, or for use in restoration plantings and wetland mitigation.

Species name - Container sizeCommon nameStockPriceQuantity PricingAdd to request
Nyssa biflora - 3 Gallon

Swamp tupelo

5 in stock

Nyssa biflora - 1 Gallon

Swamp tupelo

62 in stock

$12.1010+ $6.05ea

Plant type

  • Tree / Shrub

Mature Height

  • Over 30'

Wetland Indicator Status

  • (FACW) Facultative wetland


  • Bird Supportive
  • Fall Color
  • Spring Bloomer
  • Butterfly and Pollinator Supportive

Planting Zone

  • Temporarily Inundated / Shallow Land
  • Riparian Zone
  • Floodplain
  • Riparian Buffer
  • Bottomland Hardwood

Classification by Use

  • Constructed Wetland
  • Erosion Control
  • SCM (Stormwater Control Measure)
  • Showy Native
  • Stream Restoration
  • Street Tree
  • Wetland Mitigation