Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Sapindales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_cotinus_obovatus_14
Bark grayish-brown, thin, broken into oblong scales, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.
Sam Pratt sbp_1706
May Spartanburg County SC
Leaves obovate, blunt-tipped or notched, dark green above, pubescent below, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.
Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -
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Usually unisexual, often sterile
Flowers in terminal clusters
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Identifying Trees: An All-Season Guide to Eastern North America p362
- Landscaping with Native Trees p096
- Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants p014
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast p085
- Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide p063
- Trees of the Southeastern United States p253
- Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge p30
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p114