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Rhus trilobata var. trilobata (Skunkbush sumac)
Reveal, James L.

Rhus trilobata var. trilobata

Rhus trilobata Nutt. var. trilobata

Skunkbush Sumac

Anacardiaceae (Sumac Family)

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


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Complexity: Trifoliate

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr


USA: AR , AZ , CA , CO , ID , KS , MD , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OK , OR , SD , TX , UT , WY
Canada: SK

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

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
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-08-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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