Rhus microphylla

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Rhus microphylla
Littleleaf sumac
Rhus microphylla fruta.jpg
Rhus microphylla fruit
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Genus: Rhus
R. microphylla
Binomial name
Rhus microphylla
Rhus microphylla range map.jpg
Natural range of Rhus microphylla

Rhus microphylla, the littleleaf sumac,[1] desert sumac, correosa, or agritos, is a species of sumac in the family Anacardiaceae, native to North America, in the southwestern United States and northern and central Mexico, from central and western Texas, southern New Mexico, central and northern regions of the Mexican Altiplano-(Mexican Plateau), and extreme southeastern Arizona of the Madrean Sky Islands.[2]


  1. ^ USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Rhus microphylla". The PLANTS Database (plants.usda.gov). Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  2. ^ Little Jr., Elbert L. (1976). "Map 159, Rhus microphylla". Atlas of United States Trees. Vol. 3 (Minor Western Hardwoods). US Government Printing Office. LCCN 79-653298. OCLC 4053799.

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