AKA: Dwarf Sumac, Shining Sumac
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Plant Type: Tree

Life Cycle: Perennial

Domestication Type: Wild

Habitat: Upland fields. Sunny areas.

Description: A small tree, 4 to 10 feet tall with 6 to 14 inch pinnately compound leaves bearing anywhere from 11 to 23 leaflets. The midrib between the leaflets has distinctive wings (see photos).

Edibility: The berry clusters can be bruised and steeped in water to make a citrus-like beverage.