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Poison-oak / ivy in Ireland? (Rhus)


 
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 1:08 am    Post subject: Poison-oak / ivy in Ireland? (Rhus) Reply with quote

Do you have any Rhus in Ireland like the poison-oak or poison-ivy we have in the USA?
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 9:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

No thank heaven, we have stinging nettles and that's about as bad as it gets. I never heard of poison oak.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree with crosseyedsheep, the only type of Rhus that should be found in an Irish garden is Rhus typhina, the stags horn sumach.
And thats an import.
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