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Poison Sumac (Toxicodendron vernix [L.] Kuntzel [Rhus vernix L.])

Poison Sumac (Toxicodendron vernix [L.] Kuntzel [Rhus vernix L.])

This poisonous tree, a relative of POISON IVY and POISON OAK, has seven to 13 long narrow leaves growing in pairs with a single leaf at the end of the stem. In the spring the leaves are bright orange and look something like velvet; as the s.. Read More

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Poison Oak (Toxicodendron diversilobum)

Poison Oak (Toxicodendron diversilobum)

A plant that is poisonous to touch, closely related to POISON IVY. The leaves of poison oak occur in groups of three and are very similar to oak leaves, from which the plant gets its name. The underside of the leaves is much lighter green b.. Read More

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Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron Radicans)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron Radicans)

One of the most common plants in the United States that is poisonous to touch, causing a contact DERMATITIS in most people. The leaves of the poison ivy plant are glossy green, may be notched or smooth, and almost always grow in groups of t.. Read More

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