Carolinas and Georgia

2926

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Sapindales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Toxicodendron rydbergii   FAMILY Anacardiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Toxicodendron rydbergii   FAMILY Anacardiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Rhus radicans var. rydbergii

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Toxicodendron radicans var. rydbergii

 

COMMON NAME:
Wesern Poison Ivy


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Look for it in acid pine-oak forests & woodlands at moderate elevations, per Weakley's Flora

Shrub; Forb
Perennial

Native: north & west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

 

DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 3 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish-yellow/White
Usually bisexual
4-5 sepals
4-5 petals
4-5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
White/Gray
Drupe

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Toxicodendron rydbergii   FAMILY Anacardiaceae

Wesern Poison Ivy