Littleleaf Sumac

LATIN NAME
Rhus microphyll

LONGEVITY
Perennial

SEASON
Warm

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Other common names, “Desert sumac,” ” Scrub sumac,” “Small leaved sumac.”
• This heavily branched deciduous shrub stands 3 to 10 feet tall.
• Produces fruit from May to July.
• Leaves are browsed by deer, small mammals, and occasionally by livestock.
• The fruit is consumed by quail, turkey, and several other species of birds and small mammals.
• Provides good cover for wildlife.
• Adapted to dry, rocky hillsides or gravelly mesas at altitudes of 2,000 to 6,000 feet.

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