How to identify poison ivy quickly?

There is nothing like a long nature hike to relieve stress and invigorate your soul. Poison ivy is a common plant which found in North America. Poison ivy is a plant which you should learn to identify so that you can avoid it. Poison ivy grows in shady or sunny locations. There are some other plants which contain poison: poison oak, poison sumac and poisonwood. If you are a tenderfoot, you may not know what these plants look like. Within 12 to 72 hours of touching any of these plants you may develop an uncomfortable, itchy and red rashes accompanied by swelling and blisters. Continue reading