Is this Poison Ivy and Poison Oak?

kandykiss(z7a)May 13, 2009

My in laws have a huge patch of this growing behing their house and I am severly allergic to poison ivy , is this the real thing? Also how should they go about removing it? Thanks for any info!!

Poison Oak

Poison Ivy

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Kind of does look a little like what I have seen of Poison Ivy.

Here is a link that might be useful: Poison Ivy

    Bookmark   May 13, 2009 at 12:37PM
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hortster(6a, southcentral KS)

Both are quite variable in leaf shape. Hortus III defines them with the same botanical name, Rhus radicans and or R. toxicodendron. Anyway, for sure #2 is poison ivy.

    Bookmark   May 13, 2009 at 3:21PM
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leaves of 3 let it be.

Yep. Sure looks like it.

    Bookmark   May 20, 2009 at 4:46PM
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