staghorn sumac

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staghorn sumac

n.
An eastern North American deciduous shrub or small tree (Rhus typhina), having stout hairy branches, pinnately compound leaves, and clusters of hairy crimson fruit.

stag′horn su′mac


n.
a sumac, Rhus typhina, of E North America, having leaves that turn scarlet, orange, and purple in the autumn.
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Noun1.staghorn sumac - deciduous shrubby tree or eastern North America with compound leaves that turn brilliant red in fall and dense panicles of greenish yellow flowers followed by crimson acidic berriesstaghorn sumac - deciduous shrubby tree or eastern North America with compound leaves that turn brilliant red in fall and dense panicles of greenish yellow flowers followed by crimson acidic berries
shumac, sumach, sumac - a shrub or tree of the genus Rhus (usually limited to the non-poisonous members of the genus)
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Smooth Sumac, Rhus glabra, Winged Sumac, Rhus copallinum, and Staghorn Sumac, Rhus hirta, can all be found in Mississippi, and the dazzling red foliage of this large shrub in the fall will stop traffic.