- Common Name(s):
- Fragrant sumac, Sumac
Drought tolerant; branches that touch the ground often form roots; suckers to form colonies
- 2-6 ft.
- Alternate, trifoliate, glossy medium to dark green leaves; 1.5 to 3 in. long; coarsely toothed; orange, red to reddish purple fall color
- 1 in. yellowish flowers on male catkin in spring that persists; red hairy drupe on female plants in summer; persists into winter
- 3 to 9
- Sun to partial shade; acidic, well-drained soil
- Low, irregular spreading shrub
- 6-10 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1754