Published by:


Poison Plants Can Spoil Your Outdoor Summer Fun

As spring and summer return, you may be looking to get back in touch with nature – picnics surrounded by tall trees and green shrubs, biking and hiking on lush nature trails, day trips to forest preserves dense with trees. Before you get too caught up in the rapture of the wilderness, keep in mind you may stumble upon plants you’d be better off avoiding, including poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. Contact with these can make your summer very, very uncomfortable. These plant varieties all contain an oily allergen known as urushiol, which can trigger a severe allergic skin reaction...

Poison Plants Can Spoil Your Outdoor Summer Fun
QR Code
Embed the QR code on your website:
Download
Copy