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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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The Blog

August 18, 2016

There is plenty of poison ivy by the side of roads throughout New England and in fact, all over the Eastern US. But this mess was a standout. The patch of ivy is about 8 feet deep and about 50 yards long. You could not possibly get to that utility pole without wading through the poison ivy.

August 5, 2016

Our newest Hall of Fame member got this rash by wandering into some poison ivy while seeking a place to "commune with nature" after having a bit too much to drink.

July 27, 2016

A viewer sent in these photos of poison ivy growing on the fence between his house and his neighbor's house. This is one of the most impresssive poison ivy monsters I have ever seen, both in terms of the vine and the massive size of individual leaves.

July 8, 2016

I drove past this house today and noticed that the lovely front yard tree was totally covered in a monster wrapping of poison ivy. Took a quick snapshot, but I should go back and leave a note for them. This is a nightmare waiting to happen.