Poison Ivy

Toxicodendron radicans

No other common names. 

No other common names. 

“Leaves of three, leave it be.” Poison ivy can appear as a ground cover, a shrub, or as a vine growing up a tree. It likes to grow in places where it is moist. Older vines are covered in fibrous roots resembling hair that grow into the supporting tree. It has dull or glossy compound leaves on a long stem that are divided into 3 leaflets.