Saucer magnolia

Saucer magnolia

Magnolia × soulangeana

  • Flowers white or pink
  • Flowers > 2 inches wide
  • Fruit rose-colored, long and narrow, > 3 inches long
Saucer magnolia
Saucer magnolia

Sour gum

Sour gum

Nyssa sylvatica

  • Flowers inconspicuous
  • Leaf veins pinnate (shaped like a feather), with one main vein
  • Fruit fleshy drupe, black or blue
Sour gum
Sour gum

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Chinese tallow tree

Chinese tallow tree

Triadica sebifera

  • Flowers inconspicuous
  • Leaves have two swollen glands where leaf stalk meets leaf blade
  • Fruit small green capsule (1/4 - 1/2 inch), opens to look like popcorn
Chinese tallow tree
Chinese tallow tree