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University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0334155WIS
Taxon: Toxicodendron vernix (L.) Kuntze
Family: Anacardiaceae
Determiner: Nee, M. (2016-01-01)
Collector: Nee, M.   63118   
Date: 2016-07-25
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Richland, 1.9 km. SE of Twin Bluffs, Sextonville Bog, between Hwy 14 and old railroad (now the Pine River hiking/biking trail); floodplain of Pine River
43.2597222  -90.3005556
Verbatim Coordinates: 43° 15' 35" N, 90° 18' 2" W; T09N R02E sec18
Elevation: 213 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 213 m.
Habitat: Extensive marsh of Typha, Sparganium with scattered Alnus incana ssp. rugosa, and patches of Larix laricina surrounded by Toxicodendron vernix, but without Sphagnum or Ericaceae. Floodplain of river but mostly isolated from influx of silt during floods.
Notes: Shrub 3 m. tall, 3 cm. in diameter, ca. 15 years old; fresh sap pale orange, turning tarry black; undoubtedly this is the collection that gave me a severe "poison ivy" rash. Voucher for wood specimens at Kw, Lw, MADw, MEXUw. Petiole and leaf rachis red. Inflorescence nodding; fruit yellow-green.
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Record Id: 1315e89c-ed40-412d-88c3-72adca2878b5
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6f031c56-37ae-4af5-bbb9-123339d57c4f
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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