Staghorn Sumac
Rhus hirta Cashew Family
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Growth Form: Tree, Shrub

Flower Color: White

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Lance-shaped, Toothed

Habitat Type: Dry soils

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), Western Field (2), West Side (3), Central Woodland (4), Successional Field (5), South Side (6), Composting Site (9), Clark-Cooper Community Gardens (10)

Total Number of EMUs: 8

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Hairy stem




Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston