|Upright, suckering, deciduous small tree or shrub with lightly hairy, red-green branches. Grows 20 to 30 feet tall and wide. Leaves are pinnately compound, to 14 inches in length. Petioles are usually winged. 9 to 15 leaflets are oblong to lanceolate, shiny, deep green, turning brilliant red in the fall. Small yellowish-green flowers are in upright, conicle panicles, to 8 inches in length and 4 wide, followed by orange-red, round fruit. Withstands poor, exposed conditions and little water. Fantastic fall color. Bold texture, especially with fall color, a nice accent. Native to Eastern North America.