Occasional native food plants include sourwood (Oxydendrum
arboreum (L.) DC.; Ericaceae), common buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis L.; Rubiaceae), sassafras (Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees; Lauraceae), wax myrtle (Morella cerifera (L.) Small; Myricaceae), ash (Fraxinus spp.; Oleaceae), blackgum (Nyssa sylvatica Marshall; Cornaceae), oak (Quercus spp.; Fagaceae), American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis L.; Platanaceae), and willow (Salix spp.; Salicaceae) (Worth et al.
For diverse bee forage from early spring through late summer, consider the following trees for your property: black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia), catalpa (Catalpa spp.), linden (Tilia spp.), manzanita (Arctostaphylos spp.), maple (Acer spp.), honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa), sourwood (Oxydendrum
spp.), sumac (Rhus spp.), tulip poplar (Liriondendron tulipifera) and willow (Salix spp.).
(Carya spp.), sassafras (Sassafras albidum), sourwood (Oxydendrum
arboreum), and white ash (Fraxinus americana) Table 2.--Summary of diameter at breast height and merchantable height statistics by species group for trees sampled on surface mine sites in West Virginia.
Younger species (aged 50 years or less) included Carpinus carolina, Nyssa sylvatica and Oxydendrum
In the tree stratum, dominant species were Quercus prinus, Pinus echinata, Pinus virginiana, Quercus velutina, and Oxydendrum
Pitfall number 31 (35[degrees]24'32"N, -86[degrees]04'17"W; elevation 295 m) was in a southern red oak-white oak/scarlet oak/sourwood (Oxydendrum
arboreum (L.) DeCandolle)/hillside blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum Aiton) forest.
She also likes the Sourwood Tree (Oxydendrum
arboreum)--a small Zone 5 tree with beautiful white flowers in the spring and vibrant red foliage in fall--and Redbud for its bright yellow leaves.
The Sourwood (Oxydendrum
), Sassafras (Sassafras albidum), and Stewartias should find a spot in everyone's landscape, as their beauty will find a home in your heart.
Another option is the deciduous sorrel tree (Oxydendrum
arboreum) of the eastern United States, which has a small, white, urn-shaped flower.
arboreum, and Castanea dentata.
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.