Sorrel (Sourwood)

Oxydendron arboreum

Location: Main Lawn Right MLR10

Small broadleaf tree with oblong or lance-shaped leaves, which turn brilliant red in autumn. White bell-shaped flowers in long panicles appear during late summer. Juice from its flowers is used to make sourwood jelly. Renowned for its nectar, which is used to make honey.

Natural range: E North America


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