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Synonyms for sourwood

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

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The bees made sourwood honey, which Broadway sells along a wall filled with Betty's private label pickles, preserves, sauces and salad dressings.
In the Deep South and Southeast, sourwood, the southern sugar maple, and water oak are valuable additions to native plant communities, as well as abundant groupings of native azaleas like pinxterbloom, flame, and pinkshell azaleas.
She also likes the Sourwood Tree (Oxydendrum arboreum)--a small Zone 5 tree with beautiful white flowers in the spring and vibrant red foliage in fall--and Redbud for its bright yellow leaves.
A longing for the Sourwood honey his family produced led him to enroll in a beginning beekeepers course.
TREES AND BUSHES Winter Hazel Witch Hazel Willow Acer Maple Flowering Quince Poplar Black Locust Catalpa American Basswood Sourwood WILDFLOWERS Dandelion (Don't kill them.
By then we had been living with Faye and Dolorie so long I'd nearly forgotten about anything else before Nazareth, what it was like living with Lise in that housing project outside Seneca with the crazies next door who shot off their rifles at the slightest provocation, and the sourwood trees scratching and poking at the roof all night long.
LANDSCAPE NOTES: Sourwood is a native tree that produces a magnificent display of flowers that resemble Lily-of-the-Valley.
The owner's house was designed by the architect in 1990, and a structure was required that could act as car port and be a place in which sought-after sourwood honey from neighbouring hives can be processed and stored.
Some of the highlights of the exhibit include Chuck Close's 1981 portrait of Philip Glass; Red Groom's energetic and colorful portraits of Chuck Berry and Fats Domino; Thomas Hart Benton's lithograph "I Got a Gal on Sourwood Mountain," inspired by a song of the same name; Pop Artist Claes Oldenburg's lithograph, "Soft Saxophone" (Black and White), 1992; Jasper Johns' "Scott Fagan Record," published by Atlantic Records in 1968 and a Johns favorite; Roy Lichtenstein's "Composition," which uses sheet music and musical notations to evoke the possibilities of sound; and Andy Warhol's iconic screenprints of Debbie Harry and Beethoven.
Red oak (Quercus rubra), yellow poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera), black gum (Nyssa sylvatica), and sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum) are important subdominant species.
Will proposes to discover God by descending into the "bowels of Sourwood Mountain," symbolically rejecting the beauty and energy of the "mountains [that] glowed like rubies and amethysts" (p.
Madrones are the tallest members of the Heath Family, which includes such diverse relatives as heathers, rhododendrons, azaleas, sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum), farkelberry and manzanitas.
A handsome lattice fence and beds filled with rhododendron, juniper, vinca, and magnolia and sourwood trees add visual interest and separation.
offers raw, natural specialty honeys -- including Wildflower, Orange Blossom, Sourwood, Acacia and the extraordinary Tupelo.
You may wish to consider the installation of a flowering tree such as a Kousa dogwood, or an Eastern Redbud, Cornel Cherry, Japanese Stewartia, Magnolia, Flowering Crabapple, Black Gum Tree, Sourwood or a Mountain Ash.