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Staghorn Sumac

anacardiaceae

Description:

Stagorn Sumac is a tall shrub. There are little Scarlet pine cone type clusters that hang off of the plant. The clusters bloom in June-July. The berries are tiny,red and furry. The leaves are broad and flat. The leaves are similar in shape and size. The height of the Sumac shrub or tree is 15-30 ft. tall. The diameter is 8-12 ft.

Habitat:

On the edge of Little Chebeague off the coast of Maine! It grows in the Northeastern United States and in Canada.

Notes:

I got my info from the National Audubon Society Field Guide to New England. Also this was spotted on a school trip on a walk around the little island to learn its history and spot organisms for project noah!

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1 Comment

chebeague8
chebeague8 9 years ago

Nice photo!

chebeague1
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chebeague1

Maine, USA

Spotted on Apr 3, 2012
Submitted on Apr 13, 2012

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