Smooth Sumac Rhus glabra Linnaeus    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Sapindales   >   Family Anacardiaceae   >   Genus Rhus   

Description:

Very similar to Staghorn Sumac. Smooth Sumac has glabrous twigs and Staghorn Sumac has very hairy twigs.

Relationships:

This species and other sumacs in the genus Rhus are host plants for the Sumac Flea Beetle. Known to be a host plant for Cecropia Moth (Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants).

There are 137 records in the project database.

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Smooth Sumac in Washington Co., Maryland (6/28/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Smooth Sumac in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/16/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Smooth Sumac blooming in Calvert Co., Maryland (7/20/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Smooth Sumac in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/5/2019). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Smooth Sumac in Talbot Co., Maryland (9/2/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Smooth Sumac in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/18/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

The persisting fruit of Smooth Sumac in Dorchester Co., Maryland (1/28/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Smooth Sumac in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/29/2021). (c) Super Nature Lover, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by kimberlybooth via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Smooth Sumac in Worcester Co., Maryland (1/8/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Smooth Sumac in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/12/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Smooth Sumac in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/27/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Smooth Sumac in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/27/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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