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Avoid Outdoor Pests

Take precautions against Missouri's worst summertime pests: chiggers, mosquitoes, poison ivy, ticks and yellow jackets.

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Missouri's Most Irritating Plant

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For instigating itches, rashes and discomfort, few plants can compete with poison ivy.

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Download this article to learn more about poison ivy.

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Nuisance Native Plants

Sometimes our native plants, such as poison ivy and sumac, can become nuisances. Learn to control them here.

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Poison Ivy

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This toxic plant contains an oil in all its parts that, if you come into contact with it, can cause an intense skin reaction. This is no reason to stay indoors, however! Learn to recognize poison ivy, and sidestep it on your outings.

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Poison Ivy

Poison ivy is commonly confused with other plants, such as box elder, fragrant sumac and Virginia creeper. Notice that poison ivy has three divided leaves, with the center leaflet on a longer stalk. It also produces white, waxy berries along the stem in summer.

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Poison Ivy Control

Browse methods for controlling poison ivy in Missouri.

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