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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.

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February 15, 2017

If you are a fellow poison ivy freak: someone fascinated by this devilish plant, consider attending the Annual Poison Ivy Conference, put together by Umar Mycka, of The Poison Ivy Horticulturalist. Umar knows pretty much everything there is to know about poison ivy, oak, and sumac.

November 4, 2016

My last blog post was about how poison ivy sometimes reveals itself with fall color. Here is a weird one where poison ivy is "pretending" to be part of a tree.

October 31, 2016

One interesting thing that happens in the fall is that, sometimes, poison ivy gets shown to be hiding in plain site. Here we have a poison ivy vine growing in a hedge. During the spring, summer, and winter, the ivy blends in with the hedge.

October 26, 2016

This is a pattern I have seen fairly often, where poison ivy leaves turn into spectacular fall color patterns. I have no idea why this pattern develops, but it sure is eye-catching.