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Rhus aromatica var. serotina (Fragrant sumac)
Holmes, James Garland

Rhus aromatica var. serotina

Rhus aromatica Aiton var. serotina (Greene) Rehder

Fragrant Sumac

Anacardiaceae (Sumac Family)

Synonym(s): Rhus aromatica ssp. serotina, Rhus trilobata var. serotina


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May


USA: AR , IA , IL , KS , MO , NE , OK , SD , TX


Deer Resistant: High

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees
Provides Nesting Materials/Structure for Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Rhus aromatica var. serotina in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rhus aromatica var. serotina in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rhus aromatica var. serotina


Record Modified: 2023-05-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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