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Toxicodendron pubescens Mill.
Atlantic poison oak
Synonym(s): Rhus acutiloba, Rhus toxicarium, Rhus toxicodendron, Toxicodendron quercifolium, Toxicodendron toxicarium, Toxicodendron toxicodendron
USDA Symbol: TOPU2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Subshrub Leaf Arrangement: Alternate Leaf Complexity: Trifoliate Leaf Margin:
Lobed Size Notes:
Up to ten feet but usually 2 to 4 feet. Fruit:
Greenish white. 1/4 inch in diameter.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
Bloom Notes: Flowers inconspicuous.
BenefitWarning: All parts toxic.
Interesting Foliage: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff