poison-oak Anacardiaceae Toxicodendron pubescens
Leaf:Alternate, compound with 3 leaflets, 7 to 10 inches long; very shiny above, velvety beneath. The leaflets are lobed resembling a white oak. TOXIC.
Flower:Small, yellowish in clusters, appearing in early spring. TOXIC.
Fruit:Greenish white, 1/4 inch in diameter in tight clusters, appearing in late spring. TOXIC.
Twig:Slender, gray-brown, slightly fuzzy or glabrous; naked light brown buds are velvety. TOXIC.
Bark:Smooth, light brown. TOXIC.
Form:Always erect, reaching a height of ten feet but usually shorter (2 to 4 feet).