Northern Bushcraft


  • berry is reddish, hairy, and has lemony taste.
  • berry can be eaten raw to quench thirst.
  • berry can be crushed in water to make refreshing drink.
  • varieties in Ontario are Staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina) and Smooth sumac (Rhus glabra).
  • grows in plains and foothills on dry slopes.
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