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September 12, 2019

Poison ivy is one of the most enthusiastic participants in the fall foliage extravaganza.

Poison ivy often starts turning early, and can have truly lovely fall color, featuring red, orange, and yellow, sometimes mingling on a single leaf.

Monster Poison Ivy Leaves
August 23, 2019

There are a few things to learn from this photo of your poison-ivy-nerd webmaster pointing at a poison ivy leaf as big as his head:

The leaves can get very big, typically in darker areas where they need to gather more light.

Three Poison Ivy Covered Trees
August 19, 2019

Here are three trees between a road and field. All three are covered with vigorous growths of poison ivy.

In fact, each of these could likely be stripped just by cutting the vines near the ground and just yanking the vines off the trees.

Suburban Condo Poison Ivy
August 12, 2019

This image illustrates two points:

1. It is very common to find poison ivy growing in well-tended suburban condominium developments.

2. The plant will climb when it can, but also grows as a ground cover. (Also as a shrub, at times.)