Definition of Markweed
1. Noun. Climbing plant common in eastern and central United States with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries; yields an irritating oil that causes a rash on contact.
Group relationships: Genus Toxicodendron, Toxicodendron
Generic synonyms: Poisonous Plant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Markweed
Literary usage of Markweed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"... Black Mercury, markweed. Native. Perennial. Propagates by seeds and by rootstocks. Time of bloom: Late May to July. Seed-time: Fruits attain full size ..."
2. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"... considerable suffering, sickness, and death year by year. Poison Ivy, Rhus radicans. — [Poison oak, three-leaved ivy, mercury, black mercury, markweed, ..."
3. Civic Biology: Textbook of Problems, Local and National, that Can be Solved by Clifton Fremont Hodge, Jean Dawson (1918)
"Increase the list by wider observation. Poison ivy — Rhus radicans [poison oak, three-leaved ivy, mercury, black mercury, markweed, ..."