Red velvet coral

Fuzzy fruitsicle

Fuzzy fruitsicle

We found another kind of sumac, this time Staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina), growing along the southern edge of the park.

The sumptuous crimson fruit cones are reminiscent of soft sea coral.

This entry was posted in Berries, Nuts, Seeds, Pods, & Other Fruits, Flora, Joe Palaia Park, Trees & Shrubs and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

4 Responses to Red velvet coral

  1. Did you know you can a sort of lemonade from these berries? I blogged about it a couple of weeks ago. Don’t you love the autumn colours of sumac?

  2. Pingback: Rhus typhina | Friends of Heaton Moor Park

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s