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Picture of Poison ivy
Rhus radicans L. var. rydbergii (Small) Rehder


Plant Description:

  • Single-stemmed, upright plant growing up to 30 cm tall
  • Leaves made up of 3 large, bright green, strongly veined leaflets
  • White to yellow flowers
  • Dull white berries for fruit
  • Causes severe skin rashes in some people
  • Occurs in ravines, moist areas and open-forests
  • Found at Stop 1 - on the Interpretive Nature Trail and Hiking Trail


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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