This deciduous shrub can grow up to 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide. It will bloom from May to July in full sun to part shade. It is a native weed throughout the United States and can appear as a trailing vine.
Although the plant itself causes a serious rash, homeopathic preparations are used to treat pain, rheumatoid arthritis, menstrual period problems, swelling, and itching skin disorders.
Did You Know:
Poison ivy is considered a noxious weed and the genus name translates to ‘poison tree’.