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Anacardiaceae

Rhus virens Lindh. ex A.Gray

Kingdom: Plantae Rank: Species Parent: Rhus Status: Valid

Common Names:

  • EVERGREEN SUMAC - English, United States of America
  • TOBACCO SUMAC - English, United States of America
  • LENTISCO - Spanish, Mexico

Morphological Description

Diagnosis: Shrub or small tree to 3 m or more tall; leaflets 4 cm or less long, 2 cm or less wide.

Other

Notes: Limestone bluffs overlooking the Brazos River, Johnson Co., otherwise known in nc TX only from Bell, Coryell (J. Stanford, pers. comm. and Sanchez 1997), and Brown (Stanford 1976) cos.; mainly Edwards Plateau w to Trans-Pecos. Aug-Oct. The Johnson Co. record is well to the n of any other known localities of this species. (virens: green)