Anacardaceae – Commonly known as the Cashew or Sumac Family
Plants in this family can be poisonous, medicinal or edible
Some edibles are:
The Toxicodendron genus includes poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. These plants all contain urushiol oil which gives the leaves a waxy look and causes the infamous itch and skin irritation.
Sumac (Rhus spp.) – Staghorn sumac is more tree-like and is commonly found in disturbed soil at many elevations in the Southwest. The most widespread native sumac between 4,000′ and 7,000′ is Rhus trilobata which has astringent leaves and edible berries.