poison dogwood


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poison dogwood

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poison elder

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(Plants) other names for poison sumach
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Noun1.poison dogwood - smooth American swamp shrub with pinnate leaves and greenish flowers followed by greenish white berriespoison dogwood - smooth American swamp shrub with pinnate leaves and greenish flowers followed by greenish white berries; yields an irritating oil
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