Welcome to the World of Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac
These nasty plants cause an untold amount of misery for residents of North America. This site is here to teach you how to recognize these plants and avoid the rash that often follows exposure to them. If we are too late to prevent your rash perhaps we can help with advice on dealing with it.
There is a great deal of confusion about poison ivy vs. poison oak, and confusion is hard to avoid since there are two kinds of poison ivy and two kinds of poison oak. This site attempts to explain the four plants, where they grow, and the differences between them.
This is a totally new website as of April 28th, so there might be a few things missing, but there is much new content to explore. The free plant id is still here, but with a few conditions...