eastern poison oak


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Noun1.eastern poison oak - poisonous shrub of southeastern United States causing a rash on contacteastern poison oak - poisonous shrub of southeastern United States causing 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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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.
Some people call eastern poison oak "oak leaf poison ivy," and others use the terms poison ivy and poison oak pretty much interchangeably.
Eastern poison oak (Toxicodendron quercifolium) is a shrub that contains urushiol oil.

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