Posted by: LovelyAnomaly | October 30, 2007

Horticultural Hairball

Today in my tree identification class (affectionately referred to as “Woodies”), we went over the Staghorn Sumac, which has red, pubescent (hairy) fruits.

Mmm

My professor went on to say that the fruits are actually edible, and can have a somewhat citrusy flavor. But, he explained, “With all that pubescence it would be like licking a cat.”

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