This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Poison sumac
- Poisonous Plants
- Shrub; leaves alternate, pinnately divided with 7-13 leaflets, the leaf stalk reddish; flowers small in axillary clusters; fruit a smooth, yellow drupe.
- USA, NC
- Mountains, Peidmont, Coastal Plain.
- Poison Part:
- All parts, in all seasons if plant sap contacted.
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Severe skin redness, itching, swelling, and blisters following direct or indirect contact.
- Toxic Principle:
- Skin irritation is typically severe!
- Found in:
- Forest or natural area along stream banks, bogs, pocosins, edge of ponds.
NCCES plant id: 1185