Three leaf sumac is an upright shrub reaching 2.5 meters. Root growth is fast and extensive. Skunkbush provides forage and cover, and the fruits provide winter food for many birds and small mammals. Sumac resprouts readily after fire from established crowns.
Rhus trilobata – Skunkbrush, polecat bush, stinking sumac, ill-scented sumac, quailbush, squawbush, squawberry, basketbush, lemonade sumac, three-lobed sumac, three-leaved sumac, lemita