Blog Archives (shrub)

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.

TAGS: shrub
July 15, 2019 - 8:24pm
tall poison ivy

Poison ivy most often grows in two forms: a ground vine and a climbing vine.

But it is easy to show that the ground vine will become a climbing vine when it runs into a vertical to climb, such as a wall or a tree.

TAGS: shrub, tall
May 24, 2019 - 5:22pm
poison ivy in winter

I'll be honest. As a person somewhat obsessed with poison ivy, you would think I would always be able to spot it in any season, in any form of growth.

TAGS: winter, shrub
February 18, 2019 - 11:56am
poison ivy bush

Basically, poison ivy is a vine. It usually runs along the ground or climbs up trees and walls. 

However, in some cases, it grows into a shrub, and this backyard monster is one of the nastiest we have seen: sent into us by a viewer wondering if this shrub could really be poison ivy.

TAGS: shrub, bush, backyard
May 27, 2016 - 1:37pm