Information about poison ivy, oak, sumac and the skin rashes they cause
This is one of those life-changing rashes. You get one like this, you will remember it your whole life. The victim was pulling out old vines, figuring that they were harmless.
She paid a big price. MOST of the oil is in the vines, and always in the roots. Beware! Even dead vines and roots still have plenty of oil, for many years.