Plant Identification Database:
Anacardiaceae (Cashew)
Order: Sapindales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Anacardiaceae: LV: alternate, u. pinnate or trifoliate, u. exstipulate; FL: 5 parts, white green yellow, cymose, determinate, actinomorphic, 5 or 10 stamens, ovary superior; FR: drupe, red or white; ST: tree shrub vine, u. resinous; EC:
Alternate, u. exstipulate u. pinnate or trifoliate S: 5 or 10, actinomorphic white green yellow cymose, determinate O: superior Drupe red or white tree shrub vine u. resinous Anacardiaceae: LV: alternate, u. pinnate or trifoliate, u. exstipulate; FL: 5 parts, white green yellow, cymose, determinate, actinomorphic, 5 or 10 stamens, ovary superior; FR: drupe, red or white; ST: tree shrub vine, u. resinous; EC:
Skunkbush Rhus aromatica Rhus deciduous Palmate (3Pal) shiny shrub Capitol Reef NP UT Skunkbush Rhus aromatica fragrant sumac
Mearns sumac Rhus choriophylla; virens Rhus shrub Chiricahua NM AZ Mearns sumac Rhus choriophylla; virens evergreen sumac, tobacco sumac, New Mexican evergreen sumac
Smooth sumac Rhus glabra Rhus Alternate Panicle Drupe Fruit raw Smooth sumac Rhus glabra
Sugar sumac Rhus ovata Rhus Alternate Ovate Entire, Sinuate Shiny Tree, >6' Fruit raw, Flower cooked Desert upland AZ Sugar sumac Rhus ovata
Squawbush Rhus trilobata Rhus Alternate, Petiole Palmate (3Pal) Crenate >1" Drupe Red, tomentose <1" Shrub, >6', Erect Fruit raw Grassland; Desert AZ, Chavez Canyon NM Squawbush Rhus trilobata sourberry, skunkbush, three-leaf sumac
Staghorn sumac Rhus typhina Rhus Alternate Pinnate Serrate >12" Panicle Drupe Red Tree; Shrub, >6', Erect Tomentose; Lenticels B: Tomentose Fruit raw Staghorn sumac Rhus typhina
Western poison-ivy Toxicodendron rydbergii Toxicodendron alternate pinnate (3Pin) yellow shrub u. 1-3' u. riparian Chavez Canyon NM? Western poison-ivy Toxicodendron rydbergii Rydberg's poison-ivy
Poison sumac Toxicodendron vernix Toxicodendron Alternate Pinnate Entire >6" Axillary Tree; Shrub B: Purple Poisonous Wetland; Salt marsh Missisquoi NWR, Lake Champlain, VT Poison sumac Toxicodendron vernix
Poison-ivy Toxicodendron radicans Toxicodendron Alternate Palmate (3Pal) Drupe White u. vine Poisonous Poison-ivy Toxicodendron radicans
Western poison ivy Toxicodendron rydbergii Toxicodendron Palmate (3Pal) Drupe White shrub Poisonous Wasatch-Cache NF UT Western poison ivy Toxicodendron rydbergii
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION