Cotinus obovatus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAnacardiaceae
Family (Traditional)Anacardiaceae
GenusCotinus
SpeciesCotinus obovatus Raf.
Common NameAmerican smoketree
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Broadly Elliptic;Obovate;Ovate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Entire;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNative; TN[S2] KY[SNA] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Rhus cotinoides Rhus cotinoides

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Laurel (KY), Madison (KY), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Lincoln (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sumner (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100184330 Laurel Kentucky 01 Jun 1981 Ralph L. Thompson
406
EKY
Cotinus obovatus
31234100184363 Franklin Tennessee 20 May 1979 Thomas S. Patrick
1046
EKY
Cotinus obovatus
BEREA001492 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139827 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139823 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139836 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139828 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139831 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139837 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139834 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139824 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139826 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139841 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
UCHT018490 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Cotinus obovatus
APSC0050585 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Cotinus obovatus
31234100184348 Madison Kentucky 26 Jul 1965 B. S. Blakenship
EKY
Cotinus obovatus
BEREA001491 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139825 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139840 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139832 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139829 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139838 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139835 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139839 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139833 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
TENN-V-0139830 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cotinus obovatus
UCHT018488UCHT018489 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Cotinus obovatus
UCHT018491 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Cotinus obovatus
UCHT018488 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Cotinus obovatus
APSC0030393 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Cotinus obovatus
APSC0030394 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Cotinus obovatus
APSC0030396 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Cotinus obovatus
APSC0051617 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Cotinus obovatus
HTTU029974 Franklin Tennessee
HTTU
Cotinus obovatus
HTTU028133 Franklin Tennessee
HTTU
Cotinus obovatus
HTTU029973 Franklin Tennessee
HTTU
Cotinus obovatus
MTSU013523 Davidson Tennessee 18 Oct 1982 Donnie Drayton
43
MTSU
Cotinus obovatus
MTSU013520 Rutherford Tennessee 26 Nov 1995 Mitzi Redmon
49
MTSU
Cotinus obovatus
MTSU024174 Grundy Tennessee 20 Sep 2015 Craig McAllister
13
MTSU
Cotinus obovatus
MTSU013522 Davidson Tennessee 14 Sep 1988 Guy Murphree
15
MTSU
Cotinus obovatus
MTSU013519 Williamson Tennessee 11 Sep 1991 Helen Bailey
72
MTSU
Cotinus obovatus
UOS00248 Franklin Tennessee 23 Jun 1997 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68824 Davidson Tennessee 24 Apr 1986 R. Kral
73302
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68831 Franklin Tennessee 06 Jun 2005 Dwayne Estes
07831
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68826 Grundy Tennessee 16 May 1981 D. Horn
42
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
APSC0048236 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Cotinus obovatus
APSC0030395 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Cotinus obovatus
APSC0030392 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Cotinus obovatus
HTTU029327 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Cotinus obovatus
HTTU034328 Franklin Tennessee
HTTU
Cotinus obovatus
MTSU013609 Rutherford Tennessee 1956-7 Euple Ann Gilbert
3
MTSU
Rhus cotinoides
MTSU013521 Sumner Tennessee 18 Oct 2008 Carrie Neblett
6
MTSU
Cotinus obovatus
UCHT032829 Tennessee
UCHT
Cotinus obovatus
UOS00247 Franklin Tennessee 02 May 1999 Jon Evans
UOS
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68825 Marion Tennessee 28 Aug 1984 David H. Webb
5031
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68829 Franklin Tennessee 27 Jul 1980 D. Horn
69
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68827 Grundy Tennessee 26 Apr 1980 Dennis D. Horn
16
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68835 Franklin Tennessee 23 May 1978 Paul Somers
1139
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68836 Coffee Tennessee 11 Jun 2003 Dwayne Estes
04851
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68830 Franklin Tennessee 19 Jun 1993 Milo Pyne
93-145
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68832 Franklin Tennessee 27 Jul 1980 Dennis D. Horn
24
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68828 Grundy Tennessee 26 Apr 1980 Dennis Horn
24
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68834 Franklin Tennessee 20 May 1978 Paul Somers
1123
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
BRIT68833 Franklin Tennessee 23 May 1978 Paul Somers
1124
VDB
Cotinus obovatus
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Cotinus obovatus - Joey Shaw
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