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Plant Details

Toxicodendron vernix

Poison Sumac

Scientific Name:

Toxicodendron vernix

Common Name:

Poison Sumac

Plant Family

Anacardiaceae (Cashew Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Shrub / Tree

Size in Feet:

25

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-Xeric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June

Bloom Area:

Coast, southwest Mountains

Notes:

Some folks react more this this plant than Poison Ivy or Poison Oak.

Bush

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Tom Harville
Oct 07
Sandhills

Leaves

It doesn't have the leaves of three but let it be anyway!

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Tom Harville

Easy to confuse with other non-poisonous sumacs

Leaves starting to turn

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Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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