dwarf sumac

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Related to winged sumac: Rhus copallina, shining sumac
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Noun1.dwarf sumac - common nonpoisonous shrub of eastern North America with compound leaves and green paniculate flowers followed by red berriesdwarf sumac - common nonpoisonous shrub of eastern North America with compound leaves and green paniculate flowers followed by red 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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Some native shrubs that are good for these birds are nannyberry (Viburnum lentago), fragrant sumac (Rhus aromatica), winged sumac (Rhus copallinum), Northern spicebush (Lindera benzoin), common winterberry (Ilex verticillata), red bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), American hazelnut (Corylus americana) and American witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana).
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.
My family and I like to pick the small clusters of red fuzzy berries that grow on the top of staghorn, smooth and winged sumac trees to make a kind of lemonade.