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Mary Ann Feist  

Key to Wisconsin Anacardiaceae

Author: John G. Zaborsky

    • 1b.Leaves compound, leaflets usually toothed 2

    • 2a.Inflorescences terminal, erect or ascending at maturity; fruit red and glandular-pubescent Rhus

    • 2b.Inflorescences axillary, spreading to pendulous at maturity; fruit whitish and glabrous Toxicodendron

This is primarily a tropical family with many well-known fruit crops such as pistachio, mango, and cashew, as well as poisonous plants.