Plant ID forum: is this poison ivy?

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Name: Ian
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
Oct 18, 2016 9:13 AM CST
I'm not sure if this is poison ivy, it does have thorns.
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Name: James
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Oct 18, 2016 9:27 AM CST
It does have an Alternate Leaf Pattern like poison ivy does. My initial guess would be, no this is not poison ivy. There are not any types of poison ivy that have thorns. There are types with "hair", if you would describe this as a softer 'grippy' type of texture rather than true thorns (which is what this looks like). Though I cannot appropriately identify it, I would definitely be leery of the it.
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Oct 18, 2016 9:30 AM CST
I agree it isn't poison ivy, but I also don't know what it is.
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Oct 18, 2016 10:25 AM CST
It looks like some kind of berry to me.
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Name: greene
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Oct 18, 2016 11:13 AM CST
Most definitely not Poison Ivy so no worries there.

It is a type of Rubus. It could be a wild form of Raspberry but it is difficult to identify from the photos. You can let it grow and see what type of fruit it yields next year, then decide if you want to yank it or keep it.
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Name: Lin
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Oct 18, 2016 11:19 AM CST
Definitely not Poison Ivy; looks like a Berry of some sort to me too. Maybe a variety of Wild Blackberry (Rubus cochinchinensis)

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Name: Keith
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Oct 18, 2016 8:47 PM CST
I second a Berry, have these by me they get red berries that turn black so either wild raspberry or blackberry.

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