Rhus typhina

Common Name: 
staghorn sumac, staghorn
Scientific Name: 
Rhus typhina L.
Family Name: 
Anacardiaceae - Cashew Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
native perennial small tree or shrub, reproducing by seed and colony-forming rhizomes
upright, woody, dense velvety hairs
Stems of Staghorn Sumac
alternate, pinnately compound; leaflets 11 to 35, elliptic to lanceolate, serrated
Leaves of Staghorn Sumac
white; upright panicle, fruit red and velvety when mature
Flowers of Staghorn Sumac