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Toxicodendron pubescens P. Miller. Poison Oak, Southeastern Poison Oak. Phen: Late Apr-May; Aug-Oct. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry upland woodlands, around dry rock outcrops in the Piedmont and Mountains, barrens. Dist: Primarily Southeastern: s. NJ south to n. FL, west to e. TX, inland to WV, e. TN, c. TN, se. MO, and s. KS.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: The nomenclatural confusion may still not be resolved.

Synonymy: = Ar, C, Fl4, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo2, NcTx, NeUS, Ok, Tn, Va, WH3; = Rhus toxicodendron L. – F, G, RAB, Tat; = Rhus toxicodendron L. var. toxicodendron – Tx; = Toxicodendron toxicarium Gillis – GrPl, W, Gillis (1971); = Toxicodendron toxicodendron (L.) Britton – S; > Rhus quercifolia Michx.; > Rhus rhomboidea Small – S13; > Rhus toxicodendron L. – S13; > Toxicodendron pubescens Mill. – Greene (1905); > Toxicodendron quercifolium (Michx.) Greene – Greene (1905)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Midwest: FACU

Heliophily ?: 7

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