BCP/Rhus typhina

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Rhus typhina

Foliage and fruit

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Profile for Rhus typhina (Staghorn Sumac)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Shrub/tree
Flowers:Form in clusters. The tiny flowers have green-to-white petals with rust-colored centers. Yellow stamens.
Foliage:Alternate, pinnately compound leaves 25-55 cm long, each with 9-31 serrate leaflets 6-11 cm long. The leaf petioles and the stems are densely covered in rust-colored hairs.
Fruit:The fruit of staghorn sumac is one of the most identifiable characteristics, forming dense clusters of small red drupes at the terminal end of the branches; the clusters are conic, 10-20 cm long and 4-6 cm broad at the base
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer

Regional data and additional images for Rhus typhina

Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (native) June
New Hampshire: June, July

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Please contribute!
This page is a profile for the plant species Rhus typhina, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.