Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15074 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Rhus glabra L.
Common name   smooth sumac
Cheryl Butler   52  
Coll. Date 07 October 2007 
United States
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, Hobble Creek Canyon, ca. 1 mile E of the reservoir near the mouth of the canyon.
     Elev.: 5009 ft. (1527 m.)
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 9'  40.08" N, 111° 31'  4.02" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Rhus glabra L.

     Rhus borealis Greene
     Rhus calophylla Greene
     Rhus glabra var. laciniata Carr.
     Rhus glabra var. occidentalis Torr.

Common Name(s): smooth sumac, sumac glabre.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=28782, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Sapindales
                                Family: Anacardiaceae
                                    Genus: Rhus
                                        Species: Rhus glabra


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00596s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02177s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06194s3.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14059 Asperugo procumbens      "German-madwort" 1.4 mi. SE
14058 Astragalus cicer      "chickpea milkvetch" 1.4 mi. SE
15308 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" same section
15307 Cardaria       "whitetop" 1.3 mi. E
02853 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1.4 mi. N
15349 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
15350 Cotoneaster simonsii      "Simons' cotoneaster" same section
15296 Erysimum       "wallflower" 1.3 mi. E
02851 Hydrophyllum occidentale  var. watsonii  same section
00309 Poa bulbosa  subsp. vivipara   "bulbous bluegrass" same section
15348 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" same section
15306 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Grindstone Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2558 ft. E   Granger Mountain 
Spillway Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2663 ft. E   Springville 
Lions Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Springville 
Left Fork Hobble Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Twin Peaks 
Right Fork Hobble Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Two Tom Hill 
Powerhouse Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 7904  Springville 
Kellys Grove Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E 5056  Granger Mountain 
Ether Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 7500  Springville 
Grindstone Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 6838  Springville 
Camp Hobble Creek (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. E 5109  Granger Mountain 
Right Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Spanish Fork Peak 
Jennings Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Springville 
Whiting Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 5460  Springville 
Maple Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. S   Spanish Fork Peak 
Snowslide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Springville 
Rattlesnake Point (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 5502  Springville 
Dibbles Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Billies Mountain 
Grindstone Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 6844  Granger Mountain 
Magpie Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SW   Springville 
Serviceberry Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SW   Spanish Fork Peak 


Taxon Links for species Rhus glabra  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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