Welcome to the World of Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac

There is a great deal of confusion about poison ivy vs. poison oak since there are two kinds of poison ivy and two kinds of poison oak. Learn more.

We also have great products to keep you safe from all 5 of these nasty plants.

The Blog

May 21, 2015

This photo of a monster poison ivy vine was sent in by a viewer. It reminds me of the monster trees that came alive in Harry Potter.

May 6, 2015

A poison ivy, poison oak detection system created!

April 28, 2015

We just launched this all-new version of this website at midnight on April 27...

April 12, 2015

For some reason, people seem to get particularly steamed up about poison sumac. Specifically, they yell at me when I say is it fairly rare and only grows in very wet areas.