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Is this Poison Ivy and Poison Oak?

Posted by kandykiss z7a (My Page) on
Wed, May 13, 09 at 8:38

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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RE: Is this Poison Ivy and Poison Oak?

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

Here is a link that might be useful: Poison Ivy

RE: Is this Poison Ivy and Poison Oak?

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.

RE: Is this Poison Ivy and Poison Oak?

leaves of 3 let it be.

Yep. Sure looks like it.

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