Rhus glabra - Smooth Sumac


Rhus glabra (Smooth Sumac) is a U.S. Northeast native shrub that enjoys full sun to part shade in average, dry to medium, well drained soils.  It produces brilliant red berries that are prized by birds. 

Common Name: smooth sumac  
Type: Deciduous shrub
Family: Anacardiaceae
Native Range: Northeastern United States to southern Canada
Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 9.00 to 15.00 feet
Spread: 9.00 to 15.00 feet
Bloom Time: June
Bloom Description: Yellowish-green
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Medium
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Good Fall
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies
Fruit: Showy
Other: Winter Interest
Tolerate: Rabbit, Drought, Erosion, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil, Black Walnut

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