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Carol and Jerry Baskin
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0225

Family Scientific Name: Anacardiaceae
Family Common Name: Cashew family
Scientific Name: Rhus aromatica Ait.
Common Name: Fragrant sumac
Species Code: RHUARO
General Distribution: R. aromatica is found within temperate deciduous forests of North America.
Propagation Goal: Plants
Propagation Method: Seed
Product Type: Container (plug)
Propagule Processing: Seeds exhibit physical-physiological dormancy.
Pre-Planting Treatments: Seeds are scarified and cold stratified and germinate at 30 C.
References: Heit, C. E. (1969b). Propagation from seed. Part 7: Germinating six hardseeded groups. Amer. Nurseryman 125(12), 10-12, 37-41, 44-45.
Li, unpublished.
In: Baskin, C. and Baskin, J. Table 10.16 Chapter 10. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution of Dormancy and Germination. Academic Press, 1998. 666 pages.

Baskin, Carol C.; Baskin, Jerry M. 2001. Propagation protocol for production of container Rhus aromatica Ait. plants; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 31 August 2015). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.