Rhus trilobata

Rhus trilobata

Oakbrush sumac

Deciduous, thicket forming shrub 2 to 6 ft. tall with deep roots and spreading rhizomes occurring in well-drained soils on dry hillsides, canyons, valleys and plains. Low to fair value as forage for livestock and wildlife but is valuable as cover for wildlife.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 6 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
46.70 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
20,300
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Fruit Color: 
Red Berries