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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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All sourwoods are extremely slow-growing, that is, a foot a year.
As we whizzed back to the car, we passed a trio of sourwoods I'd completely missed on our way in.
I had gone to Hoyt to see a sourwood tree, which I was told I would find on the Wildwood Trail.
I used to think of the sourwood as pieris-on-a-stick.
Scenic byways follow mountain streams through hardwood forests where red-orange maples and scarlet sourwoods hang over the water.