A low densely growing deciduous shrub that provides good year round erosion control as well as habitat for birds and small mammals. Typically found in thickets alongs side riverbanks and open hillsides. In the fall Skunkbrush Sumac foliage becomes bright hues of red and yellow.
Skunkbrush Sumac - Rhus trilobata
Size: 3-6' tall and wide
Growing Conditions: Full to Part Sun, Dry to Moist Soils
Features: White flowering. Colorful new growth. Forms thickets. Fall color. Drought Tolerate. Wildlife Habitat
Natural Habitat: Stream banks to open hillsides
Companion Plants: Garry Oak, Western Serviceberry, Red Twig Dogwood, Spirea