Okay, this one has me literally up a tree! Couldn't resist.

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Poison Oak is a lot like Poison Ivy because it has the same chemical that makes you itch.

These are direct quotes from the websites listed:

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Toxicodendron diversilobum (syn. Rhus diversiloba; Western Poison-oak or Pacific Poison-oak) is found only on the Pacific Coast of the United States and of Canada. It is extremely common in that region, where it is the predominant species of the genus; the closely related Atlantic Poison-oak (T. pubescens) occurs on the Atlantic Coast.

Toxicodendron pubescens (syn. Rhus pubescens; Atlantic Poison-oak) is an erect shrub that can grow to 1 m (3 ft) tall. The leaves are 15 cm (6 in) long, alternate, with three leaflets on each. The leaflets are usually hairy, and are variable in size and shape, but most often resembling white oak leaves; they usually turn yellow or orange in autumn. The fruit is small, round, and yellowish or greenish

http://www.rickveldman.com/poison/pic15.htm Quiz on different plants that is fun and educational!

GET OUT YOUR OAK SUEDE SHOES! THE BAND IS PLAYING LIKE POISON TONIGHT!!!!

http://www.poison-ivy.org/ Believe it or not there is a Poison Oak Festival!

http://www.poison-ivy.org/  And a rash hall of fame!   Only in California!!!!!                                

               

 

 Sorry about the sense of humor folks. I hope it's not too rash. By now your itching to rub me out! Okay, I'll stop.