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Poison Ivy
  Rhus radicans (Toxicodendron radicans)

* Member of the sumac family. Closely related to Poison Oak.

* Has lovely red fall colors…but don’t pick it!

* The poison is in the oil that causes allergic dermatitis.

* “Leaves three; Let it be!”

* Likes moist soils.

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