Is this poison ivy??

kelly75hackApril 24, 2014

About to plant there- don't want to touch it!

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kacthorpe

I think that is poison oak. Get a second opinion, though!

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 3:54PM
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krnuttle

While it may be poison oak, in my experience poison oak had more indented leaves.

There are several innocent plants that have leaves similar. If it has white flowers at this time of year it may be wild strawberries. There are several types. The one I am thinking about has red berries but the surface is very finely seed not like domestic strawberries.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 4:05PM
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Linda

This is not poison oak or ivy. It is wild strawberries. Many people eat the strawberries from these plants but I think they are rather tasteless.

I have them growing everywhere.

Linda

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 4:19PM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

It looks just like false strawberry to me. Latin name Duchesnea indica.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 4:25PM
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Linda

Here is a link to the plant:Fragaria vesca/Wild Strawberry.

Linda

Here is a link that might be useful: Wild Strawberry

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 11:40PM
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