Skunkbush sumac

Rhus trilobata

plant type:
shrub
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
cool

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Silt
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
Alkaline

Location

Min elevation:
2500
Max elevation:
7500
Counties: 
Apache
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Greenlee
Maricopa
Mohave
Navajo
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Germination rate: 
Slow
Germination Requirements: 
scarification or fire required to crack seed coat; cold stratification may be required to break dormancy

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
FireRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Erosion controlWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
Citations:

Anderson 2004