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Noun1.Oxydendrum - sourwoodOxydendrum - sourwood        
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Oxydendrum arboreum, sorrel tree, sourwood, titi - deciduous shrubby tree of eastern North America having deeply fissured bark and sprays of small fragrant white flowers and sour-tasting leaves
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Younger species (aged 50 years or less) included Carpinus carolina, Nyssa sylvatica and Oxydendrum arboretum.
In the tree stratum, dominant species were Quercus prinus, Pinus echinata, Pinus virginiana, Quercus velutina, and Oxydendrum arboreum.
The relationships of the tribes of Ericoideae remain unresolved, as do the relationships of Lyonieae to Gaultherieae + Andromedeae and Oxydendrum.
The two low-elevation forests (235-335 m) included a loblolly pine (Pinus tadea) stand (1LP) on an alluvial silt-loam soil and a deciduous mixed hardwood (Acer rubrum, Liriodendron tulipifera, Oxydendrum arboreum) stand (2WB) on an upland silt-loam soil.
For example, in Vinton County in southern Ohio, the GISS climate projections show that, among 15 species projected to decline, Acer saccharum and Prunus serotina would decline sharply, while Oxydendrum arboreum and Quercus alba would increase in importance.
Species-environment analysis illustrated that Persea borbonia or Magnolia virgniniana, Fagus grandifolia, Ilex opaca, Oxydendrum arboretum, and Q.
velutina, Oxydendrum arboreum, Carya glabra, Nyssa sylvatica, Amelanchier arboreum and Vaccinium spp.
Albizia, Koelreuteria, Oxydendrum and Sophora all mature into handsome trees.