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)
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Nov-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 21 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Krussmann)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Minnesota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Delaware, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere


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Check other web resources for Rhus typhina L. :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image