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Rhus copallinum var. leucantha

Rhus copallinum L. var. leucantha (Jacq.) DC.

Flameleaf Sumac, Shining Sumac, Winged Sumac

Anacardiaceae (Sumac family)

Synonym(s): Rhus copallina var. leucantha, Rhus leucantha, Rhus obtusifolia


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 20 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AL , FL , GA , MS , NC , SC , VA
Native Habitat: Well-drained open areas, hillsides, edges of woodlands, roadsides.

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-12-14
Research By: CBR

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