HOW TO IDENTIFY POISON IVY
Updated: Nov 6
Do you want to know if a plant is poison ivy?
Remember these 3 things:
FURRY ROPE, DON'T BE A DOPE
When growing up a tree, poison ivy will often have a quite large, very furry looking vine where the leaves branch off of.
LEAVES OF THREE, LET IT BE
Poison ivy has groups of three leaves that come off a branch.
LONGER MIDDLE STEM, DON'T TOUCH THEM
The three leaves are grouped so that the central or middle stem is longer than the stems to the two side leaves.
Poison ivy can grow on the ground. It does not just grow as a vine up a tree or other structure.