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Staghorn Sumac

The Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina), also known as the Velvet Sumac, is a 4.5-9 meter tall, dense, colony-forming, deciduous shrub or small tree with crooked, leaning trunks, velvety twigs, and forked branches that resemble stag’s antlers. The leaves are lemon-scented, a break of the stout twigs exudes a white sap, and the ripened red fruit … Continue reading Staghorn Sumac