Treatment and prevent of poison Ivy

Poison Sumac

Poison sumac grows in the swamps and wetlands of the northeastern, midwestern, and southeastern United States. and doesn’t follow the “leaves of three” rule that helps identify poison ivy and poison oak. Each leaf contains clusters of 7-13 leaflets. Poison Sumac’s color varies based on the season – it will be orange in the spring, green in the summer, and yellow or red in the fall. It may have yellow-greenish flowers and whitish-green fruits that hang in loose clusters.

Poison sumac grows as a shrub or a small tree. This variety produces the most urushiol in all parts of the plant, not just the leaves. Harmless sumacs contain clusters of red berries.

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