Is this poison ivy?

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Date Photo Taken: 05/31/2014
Location: Oceanside, CA
Posted By: rainboalien


I live in San Diego county, 1 mi from the beach, and this vine is growing into my yard from my neighbor’s. It’s behind his shed in a shaded area of his yard not used, so it’s likely wild. The vine is not woody like poison ivy would be, but I’d rather be safe than sorry. I bought the house a couple of years ago, and I don’t remember it being there last year. I lived in the Appalachian mountains for a few years, and got to know what poison ivy looks like, but maybe it’s different on the West coast


  1. stone Flower Fanatic says:

    I agree with the person that answered your post at UBC botanical garden forum.

    grape ivy

    Not a toxicodendron…

    You might want to search Toxicodendron diversilobum to see what western poison oak looks like.

    June 2nd, 2014 at 7:42 am

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