Poison Ivy
Toxicodendron radicans

Family Anacardiaceae
Genus Toxicodendron
Specific Epithet radicans
Arboretum Collection n/a
Lifecycle deciduous vine
Fall Color yellow to orange to red to purple
Size into the canopy of large trees
Bloom Time spring
Flower small yellow
Bark has numerous hairs
Leaf Size Trifoliate, leaflets 2 to 4" long x 1 1/2 to 2 1/2" wide
Leaf Margin Lobed
Leaf Arrangement Alternate
Leaf Type Compound
Description This plant is poisonous. Remember: Leaves of three let it be, never hug a hairy tree.
Cultural Requirements Found throughout the southeastern US.
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fall color/ hairy vine

fall color/ hairy vine

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in the canopy

in the canopy

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Poison ivy

Poison ivy

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