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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    08 / 06 / 2016

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southwest

  • City

    Denton County

  • State

    Texas

  • Posted by

    Renate Grupp

Notes:

It grows vinelike, does have a leave thr eesome, but to me it does not look like the pictures of poison ivy I have seen. It appeared in my yard and I transplanted it into a pot to see how it evolves. I had no reaction to touching it.

Comments

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    It doesn’t look like poison ivy to me. Fragrant sumac is more likely. People buy rhus aromatica from nurseries… Easy to tell, yellow flowers in spring, followed by red berries in autumn.

    August 15th, 2016 at 12:19pm

  • Jim Unregistered says:

    There’s an incredible variety of leaf shapes of poison ivy/oak. I’ve never seen any that looked like this specimen, but if it doesn’t bring anything else to mind to Laura735, that’s the best area to research it.

    August 10th, 2016 at 10:43am

  • laura735 Unregistered says:

    Link below with informative discussion about allergic reaction from poison oak. According to this link some people are immune but with repeated exposure over time can be susceptible to it. https://www.oregonhikers.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=4720

    August 9th, 2016 at 7:53pm

  • laura735 Unregistered says:

    I’m not an expert on the Toxicodendron genus. But with the alternate compound leaves and reddish rachis (the main axis of its compound leaflet). I’m wonder if this might be a poison oak species? According to sources, Atlantic poison oak aka Eastern poison oak (T. pubescens) is found in TX. You could take a sample to the local Agriculture Extension for verification of its correct ID to rule out poison oak. Joseph A. Carroll Building 401 W. Hickory, Ste 125 Denton, TX 76201 Click on images below link to enlarge. Best wishes! https://www.google.com/search?q=Toxicodendron+pubescens&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiKpcKaqrXOAhWCRCYKHeosBg8QiR4IhQE&biw=1867&bih=909#imgrc=_

    August 9th, 2016 at 6:58pm

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