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AKA: Dwarf Sumac, Shining Sumac
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.