|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:
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
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
Toxicodendron pubescens (syn. Rhus pubescens;
Atlantic Poison-oak) is an erect
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
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
Believe it or not there is a Poison Oak Festival!
And a rash hall of fame! Only in California!!!!!