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Oxydendrum arboreum / Sourwood Tree

A series of publications dealing with sourwood from a historic, cultural, and biological perspective.

Includes range maps and field identification characters. Intended to assist in species and site selection, and in not placing sourwood on the wrong sites.

Collected By: Dr. Kim D. Coder 09/06/2006

Stress & Pest Impacts On Oxydendrum arboreum / Sourwood
Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum) is a native tree in forest areas of the Eastern United States. It can be found in other locations as landscape specimens in gardens and arboretums.
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Field Identification Of Sourwood Oxydendrum arboreum
Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum) is a native tree of the deep forest and forest edges. Sun, open well drained soil, and few competitors allow sourwood to thrive.
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Native Tree Range In Georgia: Oxydendrum arboreum - Sourwood
Map of sourwood tree's native growing range in Georgia. Native tree range area is located in all counties on the arrow side of the lines.
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Selected References For Oxydendrum arboreum / Sourwood
Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum) is a small to medium sized native tree of the Eastern United States. It has many unique identifying characteristics and many interesting historic uses.
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Sourwood Oxydendrum arboreum: The Bitter & Sweet Tree
Sourwood is a tree of contrasts. It's sour foliage supports many small summer flowers containing the sweetest of nectar.
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Sub-Topics
Landscape Ecology, Aesthetics, Biology (tree), Site Evaluation/Selection, Insects, Disease, Plant Health Care, Forest Health, Selection (tree), Health (tree), Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Silviculture, Cultivar Selection, Silvics, Protection (tree)
State(s)/Region(s)
Northeast, Georgia, Eastern, Piedmont, Southern, North Central, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest
Keywords
Oxydendrum, Sourwood
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