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Oxydendrum arboreum (L.) DC. (sourwood), leaves, fall color

digital color photograph
Digitization Status
Born digital
Photographic image
Date created
2005 – 2012
Oxydendrum arboreum (L.) DC. (sourwood), image shows brilliant red leaves in fall, leaves are alternate simple elliptic-oblong to oblong-lanceolate 3-8" long by 1.5-3.5" wide acuminate broad-cuneate serrulate or entire pale to lustrous dark green and glabrous above lighter green and sparingly pubescent on veins beneath- petiole is 0.5-1" long, fall color is yellow or brilliant red or purple