Fuzzy Drupes and Dr. Seuss: Staghorn Sumac

Fuzzy Drupes and Dr. Seuss: Staghorn Sumac

Doctor Seuss was definitely consulted when this plant was created.

From the fluffy, alien looking fruits, to the scraggly antler-like fuzzy branches, this plant is straight out of the Lorax.
 
Its also one of our more charismatic New England plants, and makes one of my favorite teas for hot weather.

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