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Toxicodendron radicans

Anacardiaceae-Sumac Family

by Susan Pell
Not peer reviewed
Last modified: 01/25/2013

Key to the genera of Anacardiaceae

1. Leaves simple; pedicels elongating after flowering; inflorescence plumose in fruit...Cotinus
1. Leaves compound; pedicels not elongating; inflorescence not plumose...2

2. Fruits red, glandular-pubescent; inflorescences dense, terminal, or lateral on year-old twigs...Rhus
2. Fruits whitish or yellowish, smooth or slightly hairy; inflorescences loose, axillary...Toxicodendron

List of Anacardiaceae genera


References to Anacardiaceae

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