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Toxicodendron

 [tok″sĭ-ko-den´dron]
Rhus.

Toxicodendron

(tok'si-kō-den'dron),
A genus of poisonous plants (family Anacardiaceae), also known as Rhus, with smooth fruits and foliage that contain urushiol, which produces a contact dermatitis (Rhus dermatitis); species include poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans), poison oak (Toxicodendron diversilobum), and poison sumac (Toxicodendron vernix)
[toxico- + G. dendron, tree]

Toxicodendron

[tok′sikōden′dron]
a genus of plants that includes poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. The toxic agent in the plants is a nonvolatile oil, toxicodendrol. See also rhus dermatitis.

Tox·i·co·den·dron

(tok'si-kō-den'dron)
A genus of poisonous plants (also known as Rhus) with fruits and foliage that contain urushiol, which produces a contact dermatitis (rhus dermatitis); species include poison ivy (T. radicans), poison oak (T. diversilobum), and poison sumac (T. vernix).
[toxico- + G. dendron, tree]

Toxicodendron

plant genus in the family Anacardiaceae; plants cause a serious contact dermatitis in humans and dogs; includes T. diversilobum (Rhus toxicodendron, R. diversiloba, western poison oak), T. quercifolium (Rhus quercifolia, eastern poison oak), T. radicans (Rhus toxicodendron, Rhus radicans, poison ivy), T. vernix (Rhus vernix, poison sumac, poison elder).
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In vivo study of the anti-inflammatory effect of Rhus toxicodendron.
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typhina; unlike Poison Sumac, Toxicodendron vernix, with its whitish, waxy, hairless berries, edible sumacs have red, velveteen berries) 2 cups fresh, or 2/3 cup dried, Elder Berries (Sambucusnigra, S.
bavachee seeds, rue, and in some people, parsnip, parsley, and celery), the Toxicodendron plants are by far the most common cause of ACD (Juckett, 1996).
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For years, sumacs were placed in the genus Rhus, but recently botanists have put the poisonous varieties in a separate genus, Toxicodendron.
When these bogs were first located, all were overgrown notably with such species as Persea palustris, Viburnum nudum, Toxicodendron vernix, and Magnolia virginiana due to fire suppression and were badly rutted due to logging activities.
Toxicodendron radicans, and Symphoricarpus orbiculatus excluded), and individual dominant woody species produced similar patterns across block size.
toxicodendron, Myrica cerifera, Cornus florida, and Ilex opaca.
Rhus toxicodendron (poison ivy) is the leading remedy for injuries to connective tissue as a result of sprains or strains.
Symphyotiichum ericoides Symphyotrichum laeve Symphyotrichum lanceolatum Symphyotrichum novae-angliae Symphyotrichum oolentangiense Thymelaea passerina * Toxicodendron radicans Tradescantia ohiensis Tragopogon pratensis * Ulmus americana Vemonia fasciculata Vemonia gigantea Veronica sp.
If you know only three or four remedies and their indications (let's say Arnica, Bryonia, Rhus toxicodendron, and Ruta), you can very likely save a trip to the doctor.