|Clumping, upright, deciduous small shrub with softly fuzzzy to hairless branches and shoots. Grows 3 to 6 feet tall and up to 6 to 8 feet wide. Leaves are 3-palmately compound, to 9 inches in length. Leaflets are toothed, ovate, deep green, turning brilliant yellow to red in the fall. They also have a very unpleasant odor when crushed. Small green-yellow flowers are in upright panicles to 1/2 inch long, followed by red, round fruit. Withstands poor, exposed conditions and little water. Fantastic fall color. Bold texture, especially with fall color, a nice accent. Native from Illinois to Washington, California, Texas.