poison sumach


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Related to poison sumach: poison ivy, poison oak, staghorn sumac

poison sumach

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(Plants) an anacardiaceous swamp shrub, Rhus (or Toxicodendron) vernix of the southeastern US, that has greenish-white berries and causes an itching rash on contact with the skin. Also called: poison dogwood or poison elder See also sumach