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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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May 22, 2018

This is a photo of a poison ivy vine that was chainsawed along with the tree that it was climbing upon.

May 12, 2018

Here we have two vines that are constantly mistaken for each other, and for good reason: they often grow side by side, or even intertwined.

On the left are two 5-leaflet Virginia creeper leaves, coming from a thin vine. 

May 7, 2018

I had a conversation with the fellow who runs one of America's leading poison ivy control services.

He grew up very much an outdoor kid, had constant contact with poison ivy, while hunting, fishing and just generally being an All-American kid.

May 2, 2018

It has been a cold, late spring up here in New England, but today will reach the mid 80s, so plants will be exploding into full leaf.