Definition of Oxydendrum arboreum

1. Noun. Deciduous shrubby tree of eastern North America having deeply fissured bark and sprays of small fragrant white flowers and sour-tasting leaves.

Exact synonyms: Sorrel Tree, Sourwood, Titi
Group relationships: Genus Oxydendrum, Oxydendrum
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxydendrum Arboreum

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Oxfordian
Oxfordians
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Oxon
Oxonian
Oxus
OxyContin
Oxybelis
Oxydendrum
Oxydendrum arboreum (current term)
Oxylebius
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Oxyrase
Oxyrhynchite
Oxyspirura mansoni
Oxytropis
Oxytropis lambertii
Oxyura
Oxyura jamaicensis
Oxyuranus
Oxyuranus scutellatus
Oxyuridae
Oyrot Autonomous Oblast
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Literary usage of Oxydendrum arboreum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1897)
"Undergrowth dense, consisting largely of small red maple (Acer rubrum), Oxydendrum arboreum, ... Quercus nigra, Q. digitata, and Oxydendrum arboreum. ..."

2. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"Oxydendrum arboreum—Sourwood. Sourwood has been extensively, and in many cases successfully, ... Oxydendrum arboreum is diuretic, tonic and refrigerant. ..."

3. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus OXYDENDRUM, DC Sourwood, Sorrel Tree (Oxydendrum arboreum, DC.)—A slender-stemmed tree, 15 to 60 feet high, with oblong, round- topped head. ..."

4. Trees of the Northern United States: Their Study, Description and by Austin Craig Apgar (1892)
"Flowers small, in large panicles at the- ends of the branches. In summer. Fruit small, dry capsules, with 5 cells and many seeds. Oxydendrum arboreum, DC. ..."

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