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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.

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July 18, 2017

Here is a nifty poison ivy graphic from the folks at GreenPal. It is a VERY tall graphic that you can print out and stick on the wall. It is full of good info about all phases of the poison ivy, oak, sumac world.

July 10, 2017

This is an odd story for sure. 

We approve strongly of using goats to control poison ivy since it doesn't hurt the goats a bit, is safer than herbicides, and safer than having people tear it out.

July 6, 2017

The ITCHY Project: Poison Ivy Education and Research: The Jelesko laboratory at Virginia Tech is the only academic research lab devoted to Poison Ivy/Oak/Sumac research. The Jelesko lab recently launched the Investigating Toxicodendron Change and Habitat for Years (ITCHY) Project to educate the public about poison ivy science (both what is known and still unknown).

June 28, 2017

In this 20-second video you can see where visitors to this website come from, at least on June 20. It does change as the season rolls along.