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Staghorn Sumac

staghorn sumac

Common Name: Staghorn Sumac

Botanical Name: Rhus typhina

Plant Type: Shrub

Plant Size: At least 10 feet

Typical Bloom Time: June

The Staghorn Sumac is native to the northeastern United States and southern Canada. This shrub features green leaves and a deep red, cone-like fruit. Staghorn Sumac can grow in a variety of different habitats with full sunlight. Contact with the oils of this plant can cause a rash for many people. The plant exhibits spectacular color in the fall.

Park Locations

Reservoir East

East side from 85th to 96th Street