10 Common Poisonous Plants And How To Identify Them

Pictures of poisonous plants can help you to identify vegetation and berries that should not be touched or eaten. Some weeds can cause rashes on contact. This list includes information about beneficial weeds and natural remedies that help counteract the itching caused by a couple of noxious weeds.
1. Poison Ivy

Poison ivy’s rash-inducing quality comes from an oil called urushiol. While the leaves are the most toxic part of the plant, contact with any part (even when the plant is bare of foliage) can cause an allergic reaction. The oil is tenacious; if it gets onto your clothing or pet, you can wind up with a rash long after you leave the woods. Jewel weed is considered a natural remedy for poison ivy rash. Like poison ivy, jewel weed is very common; it is easy to identify jewel weed, once you recognize its cornucopia-shaped flower with a distinct little tail.
Poison Ivy and Oak Scrub:

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