Plant ID forum: Poison ivy?

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Name: Lisa Olson
Washington DC (Zone 7a)
Aug 13, 2017 9:22 AM CST
I think this snap shows a tangle of new and more mature clematis leaves. DH swears clematis is mixed with poison ivy. Thoughts?
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Name: Cindy
Hobart, IN zone 5
aka CindyMzone5
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
Aug 13, 2017 9:41 AM CST
From your pic - not poison ivy. Not to say there might be some hidden out of the pic.
Only when the last tree has died and the last river has been poisoned and the last fish has been caught will we realize that we can't eat money. Cree proverb
Name: Sharon Rose
Grapevine, TX (Zone 8a)
Grace of the Lord Jesus be with all
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Salvias Bulbs Amaryllis Lilies Clematis Region: Texas
Aug 13, 2017 10:09 AM CST
Many of my clematis grow in leaves of three. I always laugh at my
Clematis and tell them to quit trying and trick me. I do have poison ivy too. Mainly it's all my large Clematis Jackmanii type.

The President leaves
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Jackmanii purple
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HF Young or Will Goodwin
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So even knowing I have poison ivy, I KNOW it is not in the Clematis. The clematis can look really similar, but I think you are okay. Clematis have great root systems to keep other plants around them out.

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