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  • Patti Brown

    Poison oak - poison ivy - poison sumac - Gotta remember this when we go camping!

  • KatieLeJoi

    Learn to differentiate poisonous plants while camping: Poison Oak, Poison Ivy, & Poison Sumac.

  • Campfire In A Can

    Do you know how to treat and avoid poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac? Here's a handy guide! #itchy #poisonivy #poisonoak #scratch #prevent #outdoor #wild #wilderness #camping #hiking

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Watch out for Poison Oak & Ivy - a good guide on "How to treat and avoid poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac." Show to children so they know what to avoid. #aaa #camping www.aaa.com/travel

Good to know what these look like!

Pinner wrote: These pictures and their accompanying text are taken from a beautiful old book on tree identification written by R. ST. Barbe Baker, the self-styled founder of the wonderfully-named The Men of the Trees, an organization I know nothing about, but wish I had belonged to. The book came out in the 1940's, so all of it is now copyright free.

What to watch for when doing yard work. Also, keep kids or yourself away from these plants.

Poison ivy, oak, and sumac leaves - no wonder I'm covered in a rash... never knew what the sumac looked like! Great... we have all three in our yard....

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Even though I know these, I still became a victim last summer! More studying needed here...

How do you identify poison ivy

Watch out for Poison Oak Ivy - a good guide on How to treat and avoid poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac camping-sweet-camping

How to treat and avoid Poison Ivy Poison Oak and Poison Sumac!

Weed Identification Guide Poison Ivy Type: Broadleaf perennial Size: To 15 feet tall and wide Where it grows: Sunny or shady landscape or garden areas Appearance: Vine, shrub, or groundcover with leaves divided into three leaflets; clusters of green berries. Control: Prevent it with a deep layer of mulch. If it starts to grow in your yard, spot-treat it with an herbicide.