Toxicodendron vernix (L.) Kuntze  
Family: Anacardiaceae
poison sumac, swamp sumac
[Rhus vernix L.]
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Hugh H. Iltis  
Etymology: Toxicodendron: means "poison tree"
Plants: perennial shrub up to 20' tall, often branching from the base
Leaves: alternate, pinnately divided into 7-13 toothless, smooth leaflets
Fruits: grayish-white berry
Habitat: swamps, shade
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Native
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Robert R. Kowal  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Caroline A. Creevey  
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Aaron Carlson  
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