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Is This Poison Ivy?

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Submitted by:  Natasha
Date Submitted: May 8, 2003
Location: not given

Question Asked: Can you tell me if this is poison ivy? It is located right behind my 3 year olds swing set....how do I go about removing it permanently if it is?

Answer: Natasha, that plant isn't poison ivy. There are a number of vines and creepers which will invade opportunistically open spaces such as a child's play area. I blew up the picture to get a better view and saw that many of the leaf sets were comprised of 5 leaflets. Poison ivy has 3