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Avoid Outdoor Pests

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

Missouri's Most Irritating Plant

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

Missouri's Most Irritating Plant

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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. More

Poison Ivy

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Toxicodentron radicans
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. More

Poison Ivy

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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. More

Poison Ivy Control

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Browse methods for controlling poison ivy in Missouri. More