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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

Scientific Name: Toxicodendron vernix

Common Name: Poison Sumac

Species Most Often Affected: humans

Poisonous Parts:

Primary Poisons:

Questions possibly pertaining to Toxicodendron vernix:

Can you tell one poison rash from the other?

What could have caused these blisters?

Have you ever heard of poison sumac being used as a filler in peet moss?

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