Rhus diversiloba


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Related to Rhus diversiloba: eastern poison oak
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Noun1.Rhus diversiloba - poisonous shrub of the Pacific coast of North America that causes a rash on contactRhus diversiloba - poisonous shrub of the Pacific coast of North America that causes a rash on contact
genus Toxicodendron, Toxicodendron - in some classifications: comprising those members of the genus Rhus having foliage that is poisonous to the touch; of North America and northern South America
poisonous plant - a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
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Having noticed nothing in the two days after the event, I thought I'd dodged the dangerous Rhus diversiloba bullet, the scientific name for Western poison oak.
Gartner (1991a, b) has suggested in an examination of the congeneric Toxicodendron diversilobum Greene (= Rhus diversiloba T.
This scourge upon the land, of course, is Rhus diversiloba, better known as poison oak - now in full bloom and flourishing in the dry, sunny conditions.