Poison Sumac Information

Poison sumac only grows in very wet areas.

Poison Sumac General: Poison sumac – Toxicodendron Vernix, grows in swamps, bogs, depressions, and other wet areas. Like both poison ivy and poison oak, poison sumac produces urushiol, a clear liquid compound found within the sap of the plant that causes an itching rash in most people who touch it. Poison sumac basically manifests itself […]

Poison Ivy – Toxicodendron radicans

poison ivy is widely distributed and can be mistaken

Poison Ivy General: Poison ivy is a common North American plant that produces urushiol, a clear liquid compound found within the sap of the plant that causes an itching rash in most people who touch it. The fluids released by scratching the blisters do not spread the poison or the rash. The fluid in the […]

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