Oxydendrum arboreum


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Noun1.Oxydendrum arboreum - deciduous shrubby tree of eastern North America having deeply fissured bark and sprays of small fragrant white flowers and sour-tasting leavesOxydendrum arboreum - deciduous shrubby tree of eastern North America having deeply fissured bark and sprays of small fragrant white flowers and sour-tasting leaves
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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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.
velutina Lam.) 8.0 6.3 Black Gum (Nyssa sylvatica Marshall) 7.5 6.8 Holly (Ilex opaca Aiton) 12.7 0.5 Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum (L.) DC.) 7.5 2.9 Maple (Acer spp.
Stems/ha for saplings [less than or equal to] 2.54 cm dbh following a wildfire in the Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Talladega National Forest, Alabama Sapling Species Density (Stems/ha) Acer rubrum 106.79 Carya pallida 2.32 Cornus florida 2.32 Liquidambar styraciflua 2.32 Liriodendron tulipifera 2.32 Nyssa sylvatica 78.93 Oxydendrum arboreum 16.25 Pinus echinata 2.32 Prunus alabamensis 55.72 Prunus serotina 18.57 Quercus marilandica 2.32 Quercus prinus 34.82 Quercus stellata 2.32 Quercus velutina 6.96 Rhus copallinum 2.32 Sassafras albidum 4.64 Vaccinium arboreum 6.96 DISCUSSION
Another option is the deciduous sorrel tree (Oxydendrum arboreum) of the eastern United States, which has a small, white, urn-shaped flower.