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Date Photo Taken: october 11, 2010
Location: Lake Chatuge Hiawassee GA
Posted By: dmendes246

Notes:

The tree is maybe 40 feet tall and columnar shaped. The leaves are clustered, burgundy,long and oval shaped. There is the remains of what may have been some sort of flower coming out of the clusters

COMMENTS

  1. j_ingeorgia Flower Fanatic says:

    Looks like a sourwood tree. Check out this link:
    http://home.howstuffworks.com/sourwood-tree.htm

    October 18th, 2010 at 6:59 pm
  2. mountain man Unregistered says:

    This is a Sourwood tree- one of the first to turn in the Fall.

    October 18th, 2010 at 8:12 pm
  3. Diana Apprentice says:

    Thanks so much. It is a lovely tree.

    October 19th, 2010 at 3:19 pm
  4. mountain man Unregistered says:

    Yes it is- it blooms in the spring and you need to try some Sourwood honey next time you are in the north Georgia mountains- supposedly made by bees in close proximity to Sourwoods! It is a great tree.

    October 19th, 2010 at 8:14 pm

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