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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
Northeast, Georgia, Eastern, Piedmont, Southern, North Central, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest
Oxydendrum, Sourwood
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