Shrubs - Skunkbush

Skunkbush sumac, Skunkbrush - Rhus aromatica

Skunkbush Sumac, Skunkbrush - Rhus aromatica

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

Skunkbrush is a preferred browse for deer and grouse, turkey, flickers, and other birds eat the fruit. The branches of the Skunkbrush were used by Plains tribes for basket making as they are tough and pliable.

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