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Is This Poison Ivy?

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Submitted by:  Stephen
Date Submitted: 5/18/2003
Location: not given

Question Asked: I just came in contact with what i believe to be Poison Ivy. I guess I will know by tomorrow, but here is a picture anyway. Is it Poison?

Answer: Stephen - yeah sure looks like poison ivy. I can see enough of the vine to see that its woody in appearance. There's not enough clarity to see if it has aerial rootlets. The leaflet shapes and number are right. And that red is characteristic of early spring growth. You wouldn't happen to be in a northern state would you?