Staghorn sumac, Rhus typhina

Stems

Stem is velvety-hairy, branches are velvety-hairy.

Leaves

Sharpley and coarsley toothed leaflets in pinnately compound leaves that turn vivid red in fall.

Flowers and Fruit

Cone-shaped clusters of red fruit.

Toxicity

This is a very common shrub and is not known to be poisonous.


Figure #1.

Young sumac plant.


Figure #10.

Cut stem exposing milky sap.


Figure #11.

Sumac plant along roadside, central Ontario, late July.


Figure #2.

Staghorn sumac plant in late July in Southern Ontario with berries.


Figure #3.

Male flower cluster, photo taken in late June, Southwestern Ontario.


Figure #4.

Close-up if flower cluster.


Figure #5.

Red fuzzy fruit of Staghorn sumac.


Figure #6.

Pinnately compound leaves of Staghorn sumac.


Figure #7.

Sharply and coarsely toothed leaves of Staghorn sumac.


Figure #8.

Velvet-like stem of staghorn sumac.


Figure #9.

Sumac branches covered with velvety-hair.