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Species: Rhus copallina

Rhus copallina

Flameleaf Sumac, Shining Sumac

Found on Course Walks

Native and Invasive Plants

Map of plant locations

(Plant location data may be incomplete)

In Collection(s):

Woody Shrubs for Storm Water Retention

Ornamental Characteristics

Shrub > 8 feet

Deciduous

Environmental Characteristics

Full sun

4b

Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)

Tolerates salt spray

Occasionally saturated or very wet soil; Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil; Prolonged periods of dry soil
See graphic below

Insect Disease

No diseases listed

Bare Root Transplanting


Other

Moisture Tolerance Graphic

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Moisture Tolerance

Moisture graphic
Occasionally saturated or very wet soil
Consistently moist, well-drained soil
Occasional periods of dry soil
Prolonged periods of dry soil
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