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Definition of sourwood

sourwood
Sorrel Sor"rel, n. [F. surelle, fr. sur sour, fr. OHG. s?r sour. See Sour.] (Bot.) One of various plants having a sour juice; especially, a plant of the genus Rumex, as Rumex Acetosa, Rumex Acetosella, etc. Mountain sorrel. (Bot.) See under Mountain. Red sorrel. (Bot.) (a) A malvaceous plant (Hibiscus Sabdariffa) whose acid calyxes and capsules are used in the West Indies for making tarts and acid drinks. (b) A troublesome weed (Rumex Acetosella), also called sheep sorrel. Salt of sorrel (Chem.), binoxalate of potassa; -- so called because obtained from the juice of Rumex Acetosella, or Rumex Axetosa. Sorrel tree (Bot.), a small ericaceous tree (Oxydendrum arboreum) whose leaves resemble those of the peach and have a sour taste. It is common along the Alleghanies. Called also sourwood. Wood sorrel (Bot.), any plant of the genus Oxalis.
Sourwood
Sourwood Sour"wood`, n. (Bot.) The sorrel tree.

Meaning of sourwood from wikipedia

- Sourwood or sorrel tree, Oxydendrum arboreum, /ˌɒksɪˈdɛndrəm ɑːrˈbɔːriəm/ is the sole species in the genus Oxydendrum, in the family Ericaceae. It is native...
- tulip poplar honey, just before the sourwood bloom, so it does not mix with the lighter sourwood. During sourwood bloom, there is little else for the...
- "Sourwood Mountain" is a traditional American folk song. Like many folk songs, there are numerous lyrical versions extant; however, there are certain commonalities...
- adjusted run time wins the event. Albany Fire Department presents the 4th Annual: Pump and Run The Arnold 5K Pump and Run Sourwood 5K and Cheshire Pump & Run...
- rubescens) Silky oak (Grevillea robusta) Silver wattle (Acacia dealbata) Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum) Spanish-cedar (Cedrela odorata) Spanish elm (Cordia...
- has been a member of numerous bands local to Columbia, including Jebel, Sourwood Honey, the Robert Newton Group, Sterling, and currently with The Herbie...
- quickly be identified by its long, shiny leaves resembling those of a sourwood, and by an almond-like odor released when a young twig is scratched and...
- particularly: Rumex acetosella, sheep's sorrel Rumex scutatus, French sorrel Sourwood or sorrel tree (Oxydendrum arboreum), a tree native to North America Sorrel...
- orange blossom, blueberry, sage, tupelo, buckwheat, fireweed, mesquite, and sourwood. Some typical European examples include thyme, thistle, heather, acacia...
- cherry are quite prolific, with mulberry popping up sometimes as well. Sourwood is also in its native range, and is easily identified by the fact that...
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