Rhus aromatica

Fragrant Sumac Berries

Low shrub to 5' tall
Full sun to light shade
Dry, sandy or rocky soil
Small, yellowish flowers in dense, clustered spikes, Late April and May
Seed contained in a densely hairy, red, "berry", ripens late July and August
Leaves and downy branchlets very fragrant when bruised
Fruit eaten by many birds

Fragrant Sumac Flower