It was a black and white day of frost, which crawled along the dark trees and outlined twig and branch. The air was misty, and distant objects assumed a mysterious importance. Slight sounds, too, suggested infinite activities to the mind.
Robert S. Hitchens–A Tribute Of Souls
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I do not recognize that leaf.
That is winged sumac, Rhus copallinum. It is a common native with brilliant red fall coloration. It exhibits rapid growth, and it will form colonies along tree lines and forest edges.