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Plant Details

Rhus copallinum

Winged Sumac, Shining Sumac

Scientific Name:

Rhus copallinum

Common Name:

Winged Sumac, Shining Sumac

Plant Family

Anacardiaceae (Cashew Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Shrub / Tree

Size in Feet:

to 13

Light:

sun to part-shade

Bloom Time:

July - September

Bloom Area:

Common in Coast and Piedmont, rare in Mountains

Notes:

formerly Rhus copallina

Berries and Leaves

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Sandhills Game Land, October 2004
© Kathy Schlosser

Winged Sumac in summer

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Paynter, Wilmington, June 2009

Leaf showing the winged rachis

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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