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?
There is one plant group that no article on poisonous plants in the United States could fail to mention and that is poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans, also known as Rhus radicans) and closely related species such as the poison oaks (T.
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).
The source of this myth may be that the poinsettia was confused with poison ivy or American poison oak (Rhus radicans), which turns bright red in the autumn.
Literature review of management practices for smooth sumac (Rhus glabra), poison ivy (Rhus radicans), and other sumac species.
Poison Ivy (Rhus radicans) is well known, perhaps because 70 percent of the population are allergic to it and there is no doubt it produces a very painful rash in those who are sensitive to its oil.