Connecticut Plants
Staghorn Sumac
Rhus hirta (L.) Sudworth
  • Synonyms: Rhus typhina L.
  • Family: cashew (Anacardiaceae)
  • Habitat: dry, sunny places
  • Height: up to 30 feet
  • Flower size: 1/8 inch wide
  • Flower color: yellow-green
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Origin: native

Photographed in South Windsor in mid-July.


Photographed in South Windsor in mid-July.


A leaf of staghorn sumac. The underside of a leaflet is shown at top left.