Oxydendrum Arboreum, or more commonly know as Sourwood, is a tree shrub with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Oxydendrum. It has a slow growth rate and a height of 35 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during early summer and is tolerant of shade. Oxydendrum Arboreum or Sourwood's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
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