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Nyssa.

Nyssa capitata Walt. Cornaceae. Ogeechee Lime.

On the banks of rivers in the Carolinas. The fruit is large, orange-colored and full of an acid similar to a lime, from which it is known by the name of Ogeechee lime.

Nyssa multiflora Wangenh. Black Gum. Pepperidge. Sour Gum. Upland Tupelo.

Eastern North America. The fruit is pleasantly acidulous and is often used for preserves.

Nyssa uniflora Wangenh. Large Tupelo. Ogeechee Lime. Wild Olive.

Eastern America. Its fruit, according to Browne, is sold in the Savannah market under the name of Ogeechee lime for the purpose of a preserve.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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