skunkbush


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Noun1.skunkbush - deciduous shrub of California with unpleasantly scented usually trifoliate leaves and edible fruitskunkbush - deciduous shrub of California with unpleasantly scented usually trifoliate leaves and edible fruit
shumac, sumach, sumac - a shrub or tree of the genus Rhus (usually limited to the non-poisonous members of the genus)
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With a handle of skunkbush and a cactus-spine business end, the tool was made around 2,000 years ago by the Ancestral Pueblo people of the Basketmaker II period in what is now southeastern Utah.
We did not observe evidence of beavers cutting skunkbush sumac (Rhus trilobata) or fourwing saltbush (Atriplex canescens).
Predominant plant species included mountain big sagebrush Artemisia tridentata vaseyana, antelope bitterbrush Purshia tridentata, alderleaf mountain mahogany Cercocarpus montanus, skunkbush sumac Rhus trilobata, Saskatoon serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia, quaking aspen Populus tremuloides, willow Salix spp., rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus spp., alder Alnus spp., narrowleaf cottonwood Populus angustifolia and lodgepole pine Pinus contorta.