Toxicodendron vernix (L.) Kuntze

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Toxicodendron vernix (L.) Kuntze

  • Description

    Species Description - Shrub to 5 m, often branched from the base; lfls 7–13, oblong to obovate or elliptic, 4–5 cm, acute to acuminate, entire, acute at base, glabrous or nearly so; infls to 2 dm; fr grayish-white, 4–5 mm. Swamps, usually in shade; s. Me. and sw. N.S. to Minn. and sw. Ont., s. to Md., O., and Ind.; Del. to Fla. and Tex. (Rhus v.)

  • Common Names

    poison sumac