Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Nyssa ursina Small. Bear Tupelo, Apalachicola Tupelo. Phen: Apr-Jun; Aug-Oct. Hab: Stringers, flatwoods depressions. Dist: Endemic to Panhandle FL (Apalachicola lowlands region; Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Liberty, and Wakulla counties).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA12, K1, K3, K4, S, Burckhalter (1992); Nyssa biflora ssp. 1 – Zhou et al (2018); = Nyssa biflora var. ursina – Ward (2008b); = Nyssa sylvatica var. ursina – Wen & Stuessy (1993); < Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora – Fl5, GW2, WH3, Eyde (1966)

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