What does black gum mean?

black gum meaning in General Dictionary

columnar tree of eastern the united states having horizontal limbs and small leaves that emerge late in spring and possess brilliant color at the beginning of fall

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  • a small mallee with harsh dark-colored bark toward the butt; yields a red eucalyptus kino gum

Sentence Examples with the word black gum

On the Coastal Plain the cypress grows in the Dismal Swamp, river birch along the streams, and sweet gum and black gum in swampy woods.

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