Poison Ivy Eruption

poison ivy erupts from a shrub

We saw this nice little shrub between a parking lot and the road. It is some sort of blue-green evergreen shrub, but with a big mess of poison ivy erupting out of the top.

Trimming this shrub with shears and cutting up the poison ivy would release gobs of urushiol oil, possibly landing someone in the hospital a few days later. Watch out for the "leaves of three"!

And the white flowers at bottom left are just good old Queen Anne's Lace, a harmless wildflower.

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