Rhus glabra
(Smooth Sumac)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Smooth Sumac, White Sumac, Upland Sumac, Scarlet Sumac
    Synonyms: Rhus calophylla
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - July
    Status: Native

Rhus glabra, or Smooth Sumac, is native to the entire continental United States. It is a perennial shrub or small tree that grows in open prairies, meadows, open woods and woodland edges. It blooms in mid summer with greenish-yellow flowers, the male and female flowers on separate plants.

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