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Rhus glabra (Smooth Sumac)

Description

Smooth Sumac is a fast-growing suckering shrub or small tree. Its leaves are compound with serrate edges. It produces bright red fruits in upright clusters. Over time the clusters droop.
Edible Parts: TAKE CAUTION, Rhus glabra MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR POISON SUMAC! Tender young Rhus glabra shoots are edible as a shoot vegetable.

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tree:

Smooth Sumac is a fast-growing suckering shrub or small tree.
leaf:
Its leaves are compound with serrate edges.
fruit:
It produces bright red fruits in upright clusters. Over time the clusters droop.
twig:
edible parts:
TAKE CAUTION, Rhus glabra MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR POISON SUMAC! Tender young Rhus glabra shoots are edible as a shoot vegetable.