Scientific Name: Rhus typhina Form: Round
Common Name:staghorn sumac Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:AnacardiaceaeHabit: Open, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous, Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):5 - 7m x 5 - 7m
Origin: U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Odd-pinnate, Lanceolate, Serrate
Flowers: Panicle, Green, Green-yellow, Yellow, Brown, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Drupe, Edible, Red, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Erosion control, Native planting, Screening, Tall background, Wildlife food, Attract birds
Key ID Features:Stems reddish, velvety; leaves alternate, pinnately compound (with 13 to 27 leaflets), hairy rachis; flowers yellow-green panicles; fruit hairy, crimson, aggregate drupes, thick terminal clusters, persistent. Winter ID: leaf scar encircles fuzzy bud; twigs pubescent; persistent fruit.