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Sandbar Willow vs Staghorn Sumac

Salix exigua

Rhus typhina

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Sandbar Willow
Staghorn Sumac

Sandbar Willow is a deciduous species native to much of North America. This mid-sized, fast-growing shrub can be found in very wet areas, making it an ideal plan to use in a wet area with erosion risk.

Sandbar Willow has long, narrow green leaves, and its grassy narrow stems give it an attractive, bamboo-like appearance.

All willow are important to native pollinators each spring as they have higher amounts of pollen and nectar early each growing season when other food sources are scarce.

Staghorn Sumac is a popular ornamental shrub with red velvet like antlers that produce seeds that provide nice winter interest for landscapers and gardeners.

This low-maintenance plant is a great addition to any garden it is also used in shelterbelts.

SANDBAR WILLOW QUICK FACTS

STAGHORN SUMAC QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Flowers: small, green-yellow
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: short
Suckering: medium
Suckering: low





Other Names: stags horn sumach, velvet sumac