Toxicodendron vernix


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Related to Toxicodendron vernix: Rhus diversiloba, Toxicodendron diversiloba
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Noun1.Toxicodendron vernix - smooth American swamp shrub with pinnate leaves and greenish flowers followed by greenish white berriesToxicodendron vernix - 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
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People tend to be afraid of it because of its cousin, poison sumac (Toxicodendron vernix), although the two are very different; poison sumac has white berries and grows in marshy areas.
The site is dominated by wetland shrubs such as Alnus incana, Vaccinium corymbosum, and Toxicodendron vernix that provide shaded conditions in the understory across the fen.
The bog contains a number of species common to mineral-rich tall-shrub bogs, including Cephalanthus occidentalis, Dulichium arundinaceum, Toxicodendron vernix, Triadenum fraseri, and Sphagnum fimbriatum.
typhina; unlike Poison Sumac, Toxicodendron vernix, with its whitish, waxy, hairless berries, edible sumacs have red, velveteen berries) 2 cups fresh, or 2/3 cup dried, Elder Berries (Sambucusnigra, S.
Poison ivy (Toxicodendron radican), eastern poison oak (Toxicodendron quercifolium), western poison oak (Toxicodendron diversilobum), and poison sumac (Toxicodendron vernix) are species of the Anacardiaceae family, Rhus genus.
The poison sumac Toxicodendron vernix is classified in a different genus (along with poison ivy and poison oak).