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Removing Poison Oak

Poison-oak growing on a tree as a climbing vine. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Before hiking, backpacking, or camping, people are warned to avoid poison oak. But what should you...

Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: allergic (1), control (40), DiTomaso (4), Green Bulletin (4), poison oak (4), removal (1), skin rash (1), UC IPM (204)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Poison Oak: Not Just a Summer Problem

Poison oak stalks after leaf loss in winter. (Credit: Anne McTavish)

Campers and hikers are often warned to avoid poison oak in summer by looking out for green plants...

Colorful display of poison oak. (Credit: Anne McTavish)
Colorful display of poison oak. (Credit: Anne McTavish)

Colorful display of poison oak in fall. (Credit: Anne McTavish)

Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:03 AM
Tags: allergens (1), campers (1), fall (1), hikers (1), identification (4), poison oak (4), rash (1), smoke inhalation (1), UC IPM (204)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Beware of Poison Oak

Poison oak leaves and flowers. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Summer is a great time for outdoor activities like camping, hiking, and backpacking. During your...

Poison oak leaves and flowers. [Jack Kelly Clark]
Poison oak leaves and flowers. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Poison oak leaves and flowers. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Autumn colors of poison oak leaves. [Jack Kelly Clark]
Autumn colors of poison oak leaves. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Autumn colors of poison oak leaves. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10:45 PM
Tags: avoid (1), camping (3), hiking (1), landscape (32), poison oak (4), summer (7), uc ipm (204), weed (11)

Removing Poison-Oak from Landscapes and Recreation Areas

Fig. 2.  Poison-oak foliage turns red in fall before dropping.

[From the August 2013 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin newsletter] Removal of poison-oak...

Posted on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 10:10 AM
Tags: Pest Notes (66), poison oak (4)
 
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