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How to ID Poison Ivy and Poison Ivy Lookalikes

June 9, 2016

Here is a link to a great website from Michigan State University that shows the different leaf configurations for poison ivy.  Also very helpful they show plants with three leaf patterns that can be easily confused as being poison ivy.

My Grandma always said:  "Leaves of three… leave them be!"

My Grandma always said: “Leaves of three… let them be!”  While that is good advice, poison ivy ID goes beyond that.

Once you have figured out that you have poison ivy.  Here are links to info about two products that will kill poison ivy, roots and all, along with other kinds of evasive plants like kudzu and wild blackberry:  Roundup Poison Ivy plus Tough Brush Killer and Ortho Poison Ivy MAX plus Tough Brush Killer.

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