Western Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Toxicodendron rydbergii Accepted
Toxicodendron radicans var. rydbergii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Underground structures: Rhizome
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: Plant causes contact dermatitis if touched.
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Help! Poison Ivy! Don't Touch. by HemNorth May 16, 2019 6:13 PM 2
Poison ivy? by hiyall May 30, 2020 2:07 PM 30
Can you ID? I thought it was poison oak at first. by Ewo Aug 8, 2018 7:45 AM 8
Can you find poison ivy in this picture? by CJW21 Aug 5, 2018 12:37 PM 5
Poison ivy? by mlontario Jun 1, 2018 10:05 AM 11

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