Tagged: Poison Oak

Poison Ivy…or not?

Every blog, website, magazine, and guidebook dealing with the outdoors has a section warning you of the terrible toxic weeds poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. There are always pictures. And yet when I go out in the woods with people I find that many (if not most) people really don’t know what to look out for and end up being afraid of perfectly harmless plants.

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