Toxicodendron diversilobum
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Toxicodendron diversilobum

Pacific poison oak

  family anacardiaceae 
  genus toxicodendron 

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Genus  Toxicodendron Species  diversilobum Variety  Cultivar  Common names  Pacific poison oak Family  ANACARDIACEAE Specimen number  S14068 Data source 
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  1 - 5 years Annual cycle  Deciduous Stature  Vine Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Climbing Overall height  20' - 40' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun to full shade Water  No extra water Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery    Compost  no Size at acquisition    Garden location    Garden notes 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Leaves Poisonous indications  The oil from the leaves cause a skin rash which can lead to blisters. Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  yes Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Plant Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer    Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes 
Tag needs printing  yes Collection notes 

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