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staghorn sumac

noun
1.
a sumac, Rhus typhina, of eastern North America, having leaves that turn scarlet, orange, and purple in the autumn.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65
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Examples for staghorn sumac
  • 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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