Circle X Ranch, Grotto Trail
Laurel Sumac has red color on the stem.
It's about 5-6 ft tall. The leaf curve as V- shape.
(Laurel Sumac's stem and Sugar Bush's stem both have red color)
Walt Sakai - Zuma Canyon Bird Banding
It is similar to suger bush
Malosma is a plant genus which contains only a single species, Malosma laurina, with the common names Laurel sumac and Lentisco (Spanish).Malosma laurina is found along the Southern California and Baja California Peninsula coasts of the Pacific Ocean.