staghorn sumac

noun
a sumac, Rhus typhina, of eastern North America, having leaves that turn scarlet, orange, and purple in the autumn.

Origin:
1655–65

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staghorn sumac

noun
deciduous shrubby tree or eastern North America with compound leaves that turn brilliant red in fall and dense panicles of greenish yellow flowers followed by crimson acidic berries 
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There are numerous patches and hedgerows of autumn olive, multiflora rose and staghorn sumac.
Shrubs include staghorn sumac, dogwoods and multi-flora roses.
The staghorn sumac, oak, maple and hickory trees and views of the gorge make this a spectacular fall hike.
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