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Search Term(s): Toxicodendron radicans var. radicans   (1 record found)

ANACARDIACEAE
Cashew Family
Toxicodendron radicans var. radicans  (poison ivy)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Toxicodendron: poison tree; radicans: plant roots from its stem
Life Form
Perennial Vine
Phenology (Flowering Period)
May-June
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
In a wide range of habitats
State Status
Common
Piedmont Status
Common
Coastal Plain Status
Common
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
1
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
Food source for migratory and wintering songbirds such as the Yellow-rumped Warbler; flowers are an important nectar and pollen source for bees.
Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
Varieties negundo and pubens occur in, or are west of the Appalachians. Species is dioecious.
Habitats in which this plant occurs
Atlantic White Cedar Non-tidal Wetlands (Swamp)
Beach and Dune Habitats (Interdunal Wetlands, herbaceous, shrub, forested)
Beach and Dune Habitats (Shrublands)
Beach and Dune Habitats (Forests and Woodlands)
Brackish Tidal Shrub Wetlands
Forest Interior (Non-tidal Wetland Piedmont)
Forest Interior (Non-tidal Wetland Coastal Plain)
Forested Floodplains and Riparian Swamps (Piedmont)
Forested Floodplains and Riparian Swamps (Coastal Plain)
Freshwater Shrub Tidal Wetlands
Isolated Non-tidal Forested Wetlands (Piedmont)
Isolated Non-tidal Forested Wetlands (Coastal Plain)
Peat Wetlands (Acidic Fens)
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