Identifying Poision Ivy

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- What you 'll most likely encounter with poison ivy is a stem with a larger leaf at the end, and two smaller leaves shooting off the sides. The leaves can be notched or smooth on the edges, and they have pointed tips. The plant is reddish in the spring, green in summer, and yellow/orange in the fall..

It is estimated that almost 85 of people have some type of allergic reaction to poison ivy. Poison ivy contains a clear liquided urushiol that is found in all parts of the plant. The urushiol is responsible for the itchy, blistering reaction that poison ivy is famous for..Rich Reed is a resident of Maplewood, Missouri, a neighboring community just to the East of my home in Brentwood. I met Rich through Freecyle, a service we both use to give away our extra plants and acquire new ones..Port Manteaux churns out silly new words when you feed it an idea or two. Enter a word or two above and you'll get back a bunch of portmanteaux created by jamming together words that are conceptually related to your inputs For example, enter "giraffe" and you'll get back words like "gazellephant" and "gorilldebeest"..I'm preparing for my talk at the upcoming Wise Traditions Conference in Santa Clara, CA on November 10th. I'll speaking on the " axis", a fascinating topic that I've been exploring for some time. I hope some of you will be able to come to the conference, but I thought I'd share a little slice of my research here for those of you who can't..

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