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Old 06-16-2015, 07:39 AM
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Default Leaves of three, let it be, right? As you venture out in the woods, keep an eye...

Leaves of three, let it be, right? As you venture out in the woods, keep an eye out for Iowa's most common culprits - poison ivy, wild parsnip and stinging nettles (poison oak and poison sumac do not grow in Iowa). And don't worry, only a handful of Iowa plants cause allergic reactions when we touch them. Know what to look for with these tips.


How to Identify Iowa’s Poisonous Plants
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“Leaves of three, let it be.” Many of us had this mantra drilled into us as children, and we continue to repeat it when we venture into the woods today. However, we shouldn’t let it scare us out of the woods altogether.

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