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Poison Oak

Toxicondron P. Mill.

The name Poison Oak is often applied to the shrub-like forms of Poison Ivy. Poison Oak of the southeastern United States has its leaves divided into three leaflets; the leaflets are densely haired and generally have three to seven distinct lobes. The white, berry-like fruits are also somewhat hairy. Poison oak contains poisonous substances that are believed to be identical or closely related to that found in Poison Ivy.

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