Rhus typhina
(Staghorn Sumac)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Staghorn Sumac
    Synonyms: Datisca hirta, Rhus hirta
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - July
    Status: Native

Rhus typhina, or Staghorn Sumac, is native to the northeastern quarter of the US, as well as into the southern Appalachian region. It is a perennial shrub or small tree, that grows in dryish meadows and prairies, as well along roadsides, railroads, waste areas, and in open woods and woodland edges. It blooms in late spring and early summer with yellow-green flowers.

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