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Her body was found about a mile away after a three-day search through the rugged blackberry bushes and poison oak that choke the walls of the steep, rugged canyon.
Not only was the forest growing, but the understory shrubs and poison oak beneath them became so dense as to be impenetrable.
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Definition of poison oak for English Language Learners
: a common bush in the western U.S. that causes a very itchy and painful rash on your skin if you touch it
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