is among the farthest western homes for the staghorn sumac
in the United States.
Significant differences in mean daily ingestion per diet for Ochrotomys nuttalli were found between staghorn sumac
and all other diets except Chinese privet, Chinese privet compared to other diets except white oak acorns, white oak acorns compared to other diets except water oak acorns and flowering dogwood compared to other diets except water oak acorns (Fig.
nuttalli 1.48 Water oak and white oak 1 acorns, P leucopus 2.38 staghorn sumac
, privet 1 seeds, and flowering dogwood fruits Our rates of ingestion values (0.70 Kcal * g live [wt.sup.-1] * [day.sup.-1] for O.
The reason staghorn sumac
is such a highly favored deer food during the late season is because its stems and bright red seed clusters are exceptionally high in fat.
My plan was to whittle myself a wooden whistle using a piece of staghorn sumac
branch--as I had seen diagrammed in an old and dog-eared "Boy's Project" book.
Poison sumac bears drooping clusters of white berries, not the red wooly terminal clusters seen on the common staghorn sumac
We found purslane, stinging nettle, milkweed, and have a rather large staghorn sumac
Plans are to plant 18,000 seedlings of a variety of species including Virginia pine, tulip poplar, red maple, sycamore, and staghorn sumac
in clusters across 20 acres of "habitat islands." Global ReLeaf Forest funds will support the planting of 9,000 seedlings in 1997 and another 9,000 in 1998.
Persistent fruits such as black chokeberry, staghorn sumac
, American highbush cranberry and bittersweet offer an excellent supply of high-energy winter food.
The sumac that I am principally referring to here is the staghorn sumac
Rhus typhina, which grows throughout the northeastern U.S.
If you have ever spent a fall in the central portion of the United States, you have likely seen one of the most amazing fall coloring plants: staghorn sumac
. This plant grows 8 to 10 feet tall, in colonies that can spread widely along timberlines and unkept grasslands.
One of the more common types is the staghorn sumac
growing in the eastern U.S.