Shrub. Closely resembles R. copallinum, except the leaflets are 10-13 mm (0.4-0.5 in) wide in lanceolata and 15-25 mm (0.6-0.8 in) wide in copallinum. The rachis wings are usually narrow.
Distribution: South central Oklahoma to the Edwards Plateau and northeastern Mexico.
Habitat: Dry, rocky hills.
NWI status: none
Comment: This is usually considered to be a variety of R. copallinum. Rhus is the ancient Latin name; lanceolata refers to the long narrow leaflets.
Distribution in Oklahoma:
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Last update: 9/17/99
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