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Poison Ivy

Herbe à puce

Toxicodendron radicans

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    The usually shinny leaves of Poison Ivy have three pointed leaflets. They are reddish in spring, turn green during the summer, and become yellow-orange, or red in the fall. Yellow-green flowers appear during the summer. Green to yellow clustered, round, waxy berries appear by September.
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  • Interesting Fact Interesting Fact Icon
    Contact with any broken part of the plant may cause a blisters and intense itching. Nevertheless, Poison Ivy is commonly eaten by many animals and the seeds are consumed by birds.