Plant ID forum: Is this poison ivy??

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Marylan
idreos
Sep 16, 2017 6:55 AM CST
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near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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stone
Sep 16, 2017 7:26 AM CST
not poison ivy.
compare with box elder.
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Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
Sep 16, 2017 2:06 PM CST
I agree, NOT Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) and it does look like possibly a Boxelder (Acer negundo) seedling. Here's an image from our database for comparison:

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ViburnumValley
Sep 16, 2017 9:08 PM CST
That is Boxelder/Manitoba Maple - Acer negundo - which has compound foliage (3 to 5 leaflets) that has opposite arrangement along the stems.

Note opposite versus alternate arrangement of leaves along stems, to differentiate between many species of plants. Maples will have opposite arrangement of leaves, whether the leaves are simple or compound.

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) will have alternate arrangement of trifoliate compound leaves - not a match to your plant.
John

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