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Oxydendron arboreum
The Sourwood is an understory tree, native to the southern Appalachian Mountains. The drooping, cream-colored summer flowers are unique to this sole member of its genus. The brilliant, red fall color is as reliable as it is outstanding; Sourwood puts on every fall a display unsurpassed by any other native small tree! The bark is also interesting, exhibiting a corky texture, somewhat similar to the Black Tupelo's but more pronounced. This tree requires well drained, acidic soils. It grows 15'-30' high and 10'-12' wide.
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