Three-leaf Sumac

Rhus trilobata (R. aromatica)

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The Three-leaf Sumac is also called Rhus trilobata. The class is magnoliopsida- dicotyledons, the order sapindales, the family is anacardiaceae - sumac family, the genus rhus -sumac and the species is rhus trilobata NNTT -skunkbush sumac. Also the scientific name is Rhus trilobata. The classification determines that the Three-leaf Sumac is in the Sumac family. The sumac plant is a berry plant with red berries. This plant grows in Texas and the United States. The sumac has red berries that look edible and toxic at the same time. People use the sumac for salads and lemonade.

Resources 4

1. Forest Source
2. Rhus L. Classifaction
3. Plants Profle for Rhus trilobata
4. Rhus trilobata
5. Plants of Texas Rangelands
6. Skunkbush Sumac (Rhus trilobata) Great Plains Nursery

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  1. (c) J. N. Stuart, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), https://www.flickr.com/photos/stuartwildlife/2760983096/
  2. (c) Andrey Zharkikh, some rights reserved (CC BY), https://www.flickr.com/photos/zharkikh/7181910902/
  3. (c) sedges_have_edges, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), https://www.flickr.com/photos/sedges_have_edges/4045209439/
  4. Adapted by albuquerqueherbalism from a work by (c) kristen_himm, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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