Rhus aromatica Aiton
Common Name: FRAGRANT SUMAC

Coefficient of Conservatism: 7
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt Shrub
Rhus aromatica B. S. Walters

Sandy, gravelly soil, open or with oak, hickory, and/or pine; river banks; thin soil over limestone (Drummond Island).

A colorful shrub often less than 1 m tall, with yellow flowers before the leaves, and red fruit and foliage in the fall.

Locations

Alcona County
Barry County
Chippewa County
    Only on Drummond Island
Clinton County
Crawford County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Iosco County
Isabella County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Oakland County
Oscoda County
Ottawa County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. September 3, 2014. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=94.