Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)


People often confuse our native sumacs with poison sumac, poison sumac grows in swampy conditions and if you are confused, poison sumac has smooth edges on its leaves, staghorn sumac has toothed edges. It is a large clumping shrub that grows in poor soils and all but the wettest conditions. The berries are a late winter food for almost a hundred species of birds and broken stems are homes for solitary bees. The plant is an aggressive spreader, give it lots of room or clip off runners.

$15.00 / 18 to 24 inch plant

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Common Name

Staghorn Sumac


part shade, shade, sun

Flowering Season

Early summer


Deciduous shrub, Deciduous tree

Plant Height

12-36 ft

Soil Moisture