Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 10 months ago

Poison ivy is also known as Toxicodendron radicans. Its specific epithet is ?

A) radicans

B) Toxicodendron

C) ivy

2 Answers

  • MARK
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    The second word in the scientific name of a plant is called the specific epithet. Therefore, it is the second word. In this example, Toxicodendron radicans, it is radicans, i.e. answer A.

  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    The answer is A, radicans.

    A scientific name of an organism is known as binomial nomenclature(2 name naming system) the first name is the genus and the second name is the specific epithet. The two names combined is the name of the species.

Still have questions? Get answers by asking now.