Rhus radicans


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Noun1.Rhus radicans - climbing plant common in eastern and central United States with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berriesRhus radicans - climbing plant common in eastern and central United States with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries; yields an irritating oil 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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WHAT is the plant Rhus Radicans more commonly called?
The reputation ivy has for being a poisonous plant derives not from our native European species, Hedera helix, but from the North American 'Posion Ivy,' Rhus radicans, whose sap causes serious blistering to the skin.
These include Rhus radicans (also poison ivy), Rhus venenata (poison elder or swamp sumac), Mangifera (mango), Anacardium (marking nut), Comocladia (guao), and Rhus glabra (smooth sumac).
This paper addresses the following basic questions: (1) Does the liana Rhus radicans L.
Rhus radicans vines grow into the lower crowns of canopy trees, flowering and fruiting on horizontal branches extending from the upper boles and large limbs of the host trees.