Botanical name: Rhus typhina
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- Small tree
- Reaching 15′ – 20′ in height
- Crown is open with a 20′ – 25′ spread
- Leaves are pinnately compound and alternately arranged on stems that are covered in hairs that are the color of rust
- 9-31serrate leaflets make a leaf
- Flowers are yellowish-green
- Fruit are little red fuzzy berries (drupes) about a .25″ grouped together in a pyramidal cluster on the terminal end of branches
- Edible berries are more commonly used in making tea (as opposed to being eaten).
- Full to parial sun
- Hardiness Zones 4-8