Poison Ivy: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

Description Poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans, previously Rhus radicans) is a woody perennial that grows as a bushy, erect or trailing shrub or as a woody climbing vine, ranging from 60 cm to 2 m (2 to 7 ft) tall. It…

Poison Ivy Woes in the Kawarthas

We discovered that our new cottage property has several poison ivy patches. One of these patches is very large, at least 15-25 feet side, and spans a wet, shady area between our cottage and our neighbour’s abandoned Cottage’s driveway. It…

Vine Identification

Would you be able to identify this vine? It is growing in the shade in clay soil.

Identifying poison ivy on property

Dear Master Gardener, I have found some plants on our property with “leaves of 3”, the centre leave is symmetrical, and the two outer leaves have the asymmetrical “mitten” shape. They are not wild raspberry (we know because we have…