Native SpeciesStaghorn sumac

Rhus hirta
FOUND by Purple Frog
2014-09-08
Hampden, ME
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Bailey
Peer reviewed by Bailey
Field Notes
I am happy because the plants looked interesting. The questions and problems we ran into were the plants were hard to find and are the berries poisonous? I see the plant life and I hear the birds chirping, I also smell the damp wood. I am suprised about what we found because I did not know that there were berries there until then.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
We thought we found the common Buckthorn, so we observed the trunk and took pictures. This is what we got.
Photo of my evidence.
We think we found the Staghorn Sumac, so we took a picture of the trees and there stems.
Photo of my evidence.
We found a Staghorn Sumac just beginning to grow. This is what we found.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Rhus hirta
Common name:
Staghorn sumac
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.738586 °
Longitude: 
W -68.843963 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Name:
Day 1- RB driveway and trail
Trip date: 
Mon, 2014-09-08 00:34
Town or city: 
Hampden, ME
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Penobscot
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