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In this special fall color edition of ID That Tree, Purdue Extension forester Lenny Farlee introduces you to this red beauty, the winged sumac. This species, found in southern Indiana, is recognizable by opposite leaf arrangement, compound leaves with a unique miniature leaf at the end of the stem, as well as drooping clusters of red fruit.

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Winged Sumac, Purdue Arboretum Explorer
Fall Color Pigments, Video,  Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources Youtube Channel
ID That Tree, Playlist
A Woodland Management Moment, Playlist
Investing in Indiana Woodlands, The Education Store, Purdue Extension resource center
Forest Improvement Handbook, The Education Store

Lenny Farlee, Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resource

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