Definition of Toxicodendron vernix
1. Noun. Smooth American swamp shrub with pinnate leaves and greenish flowers followed by greenish white berries; yields an irritating oil.
Group relationships: Genus Toxicodendron, Toxicodendron
Generic synonyms: Poisonous Plant
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Literary usage of Toxicodendron vernix
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... vertical section of flower showing peculiar attachment of stamens (enlarged); ,, fruiting capsules 7 Poison Sumac Toxicodendron vernix;, showing leaves ..."
2. Trees of New York State: Native and Naturalized by Harry Philip Brown (1922)
"... Vernix L. [Toxicodendron vernix (L.) Shafer; Rhus venenata DC.] 1. A pistillate inflorescence x 1 2. A staminate flower, lateral sectional view x 10 3. ..."
3. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"A conspicuous shrub in this area is the poison sumac, Toxicodendron vernix. Opposite Mineral Springs this wooded portion is usually termed the tamarack ..."
4. The History and Geography of the Mississippi Valley: To which is Appended a by Timothy Flint (1833)
"In this branch, the practice of other countries may also be adopted: thus the rhus toxicodendron vernix, varnish tree, poison ash, is probably the same with ..."