Winged sumac (Rhus copallinum)
Winged sumac is a flowering plant that grows as a shrub or tree. It can grow up to 10 feet tall and blooms clusters of green and yellow flowers. The leaves are either a fair dark green or red, both of which have a paler underside.
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|Winged sumac prefers slightly more acidic soil with a pH of about 5 to 6 and an open area to grow properly||All sumacs struggle under too much shade, and are often driven out of habitats easily other invasive plants; Poisonous sumac (Toxicodendron vernix) is a poisonous form of sumac that can be mistaken for its close relative by wildlife||Sumac plants grow their fruits as berries and are harvested by simply plucking bunches off of the shrub as you would grapes||Winged sumac can grow to heights of 10 feet tall, with leaf branches that are between 16 to 24 inches long||Winged sumac is well-liked by rabbits and deer in the winter, as it survives where some other preferred berry shrub species would not|