Another term for sourwood.
- He is particularly fond of the sorrel trees, whose leaves turn plum-purple.
- I have never seen the sorrel tree growing wild in New England; it is found quite commonly in the rich woods of Pennsylvania, and is distributed westward as far as Indiana and central Tennessee.
- The sorrel tree likes well-drained gravelly soils, and can tolerate dry conditions, but it dislikes pollution so is not considered a good tree for large urban settings.
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