Poison Ivy        Toxicodendron radicans


Chances are that you or someone you know has had an allergic reaction from coming in contact with poison ivy.  Since these reactions are not enjoyable, people tend to dislike poison ivy and avoid appreciating the wonders it has to offer.  Im sure most people would be surprised to hear that poison ivy is a close relative to the delicious foods, cashews and mangos.  Or that poison ivy’s fruits and leaves are a wholesome source of nutrients for a variety of organisms.  So ask yourself how much do you know about poison ivy?  If you would like to learn more, this website will go in depth into a variety of the plants aspects including where it is found and what makes it poisoness. 

Poison ivy is genuinely unique and has some surprising characteristics.  After exploring my website you will have a greater understanding for the plant and in turn reduce your risk of getting poison ivy!  So do yourself a favor and get to know Toxicodendron radicans better.  I recommend starting with classification to familiarize yourself with its morphology compared to other organisms.

“Leaves in three, let them be”