Texas Gardening forum: Anyone know what tree this is?

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Name: Misti
Fate, TX (Zone 8b)
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Mistirose
Aug 24, 2013 8:33 PM CST
They turn the most beautiful sunset colors in fall too

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Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
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LindaTX8
Aug 24, 2013 9:09 PM CST
Maybe this one?
http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=RHLA3
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Name: Misti
Fate, TX (Zone 8b)
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Mistirose
Aug 24, 2013 9:17 PM CST
hmm possibly, I will have to watch for those berries.
Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Aug 24, 2013 9:20 PM CST
I think Linda is right about it being Sumac. There are six species in Texas.
Wildflower Center gives 11 results, several are subspecies and Rhus trilobata is a synonym for Rhus aromatica.

http://www.wildflower.org/plants/combo.php?fromsearch=true&d...

http://www.bonap.org/BONAPmaps2010/Rhus.html

wildflowersoftexas.com
texasnatureonline.com


Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
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porkpal
Aug 24, 2013 9:26 PM CST
Or a soapberry perhaps?
Porkpal
Name: Misti
Fate, TX (Zone 8b)
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Mistirose
Aug 25, 2013 9:22 AM CST
ok thanks all looks like it is a Prairie flame Sumac. It's been driving me nuts, love those tree and they are the only yard I see them in from here to Dallas Blinking

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