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Taxon: Rhus typhina L.

Genus: Rhus
Family: Anacardiaceae subfamily: Anacardioideae.
Nomen number: 31720
Place of publication: Cent. pl. II:14. 1756 (Amoen. acad. 4:311. 1759)
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 29-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Nov-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 19 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • stag's-horn sumach   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • staghorn sumac   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • velvet sumac   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Virginia sumac   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • sumac amarante   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French
  • sumac deVirginie   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French
  • Essigbaum   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • Kolben-Sumach   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • rönnsumak   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control   (fide Krussmann)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama [n.], Delaware, Georgia [n.], Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Rhus typhina L.:


Images:

  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?31720 (19 April 2014)

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