Rhus aromatica Aiton var. serotina (Greene) Rehder. Subgenus: Lobadium. Section: Lobadium. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Dry to dry-mesic upland forests and woodlands, glade margins, and bluffs. Dist: S. WI, IA, and sc. SD south to s. IL, MO, AR, and e. TX. Some populations east of the Mississippi River in TN, KY, and AL may represent this taxon (D. Estes, pers. comm., 2012).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, G, GrPl, Il, K3, K4, Mo2, NcTx, Tx; = Rhus aromatica Aiton ssp. serotina (Greene) R.E.Brooks; = Rhus trilobata Nutt. var. serotina (Greene) F.A.Barkley – Barkley (1937); = Schmaltzia serotina Greene – Greene (1905); < Rhus aromatica Aiton – NeUS, Ok, Tn