Oxydendrum arboreum (L.) DC.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Ericales||Tea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others|
|Family||Ericaceae||Heath or heather family|
|Species||arboreum||Derived from Latin for “tree” and alluding to a tree-like habit of growth|
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Oxydendrum arboreum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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12/12/2020 · By Jacquelyn Boyt
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