Monday, December 23, 2019

December 23, 2019

Location: Archbold Biological Station, Venus

This is Shining Sumac
It's glossy leaves are pinnately compound
The leaves turn reddish purple in the fall
Birds eat the berries which are dark red and round.

Sources: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Rhus copallinum

Photo and text © 2018 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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