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Poison oak, poison ivy and poison sumac, above, are outdoor hazards it pays to be familiar with. Avoiding contact with these toxic-flora species is a must if one’s outdoor activities are to be fully enjoyed. (Poison sumac photo courtesy of Ala. DCNR)

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OUTDOORS FEATURE: Hazardous to your health

As close as your own backyard, there’s three plants to always be on the lookout for when you’re outdoors that could be dangerous to even brush up against: poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac.


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