Coyote Trail #11
Trail Open: Year Round
Area Located: Old Marina/Coyote Shelter
Type of trail:
Smooth Sumac (Rhus glabra)
Smooth sumac is very important to deer and other browsing animals during cold months when other plants are not available for food. Scientists have even found antibiotic and antifungal components in smooth sumac, which correlates to the medicinal uses by Native Americans. Sumac was even used for beverages, dyes, and salads.