Evergreen Sumac

Evergreen SumacTobacco Sumac, Lentisco

Rhus virens Lindh. ex Gray ssp. virens

Whole plant

Family : Anacardiaceae

Longevity : Perennial

Origin : Native

Season : Warm

Evergreen Sumac is a spreading shrub with round clumps reaching twelve feet. It is found in both the South Plains and the Edwards Plateau. Leaves are foraged by insects and white-tailed deer. Birds and small mammals eat the fruit as well as use the plant for protection.

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