Toxicodendron radicans - flower

Poison Ivy
Toxicodendron radicans

Family: Sumac (Anacardiaceae)
Photo taken on: August 1, 2013
Location: Rio Chama Recreation Area, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Moist roadsides, stream banks

Grows to 2ft in patches with single, slender stems. Leaves are divided into three bright green leaflets that turn red in autumn. Tiny creamy white flowers grow in clusters. Berries are waxy and white. DO NOT TOUCH It causes a severe skin rash.

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White/Cream Long Clusters