Poison Ivy on the Trail

June 1, 2018

There’s lot’s of poison ivy growing along the Railtrail and all local trails. Weeds love all that rain. For more information about poison ivy visit Canada.ca – poison ivy. Note: Animals cannot get a rash but they can transfer the oil on their fur. All parts of the plant contain a poisonous resin Urushiol which causes the rash. Here is a picture of poison ivy to help you spot it in the wild.

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