Anacardiaceae Toxicodendron radicans ssp. radicans

Eastern Poison Ivy

Thompson - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 149

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Scientific name: Toxicodendron radicans ssp. radicans
USDA symbol: TORAR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Poison Ivy
Family: Anacardiaceae
Family (APG): Anacardiaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Plant considered poisonous because it caused skin irritations. One informant said that it affected her eyes, causing temporary blindness.

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