San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary, Irvine, CA 7-04-09. © Joan Avise

Laurel Sumac

Malosma laurina

Anacardiaceae

Back to Anacardiaceae of Orange County, California
Back to Eudicots of Orange County, California
Back to Natural History of Orange County, California


Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Orange, CA 7-3-11. © Joan Avise

Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Orange, CA 7-3-11. © Joan Avise

Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Orange, CA 7-3-11. © Joan Avise

Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Orange, CA 7-3-11. © Joan Avise

James Dilley Preserve, Laguna Beach, CA 6-13-09. © Joan Avise

O'Neill Regional Park, Trabuco Canyon, Orange Co., CA 4-11-10. © Joan Avise

Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Orange, CA 7-3-11. © Joan Avise

Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Orange, CA 7-3-11. © Joan Avise

Laurel Sumac plants look dead after a fire, but this is deceptive - many of them can recover over the subsequent few years. Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Orange, Orange County, CA. 5-28-07. © Joan Avise

Laurel Sumac is one of the first plants to recover following a fire. Limestone Canyon Wilderness Park, Orange County, CA. 6-4-11. © Joan Avise


Burn, Silverado Trail, from Silverado Cyn. Rd., 3-19-15. © Ron Vanderhoff.


Burn, Silverado Trail, from Silverado Cyn. Rd., 3-19-15. © Ron Vanderhoff.

Laurel Sumac (Malosma laurina), Sugar Bush (Rhus ovata), Lemonade Berry (Rhus integrifolia), Santiago Tr Trl, Modjeska Grade to 5.5 mi. E, 2-9-12. © Ron Vanderhoff.