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There are posted warnings at the site for everything from rattlesnakes to poison oak, but nothing about the shootings.
According to the American Skin Association, poison ivy and poison oak cause the most common allergic reactions in the United States, affecting as many as 50 million Americans a year.
Eco-Goats, which offers its services to clear invasive species, overgrown brush and difficult-to-handle plants such as poison ivy, poison oak and brambles, has been in business for about 10 years.
Chronic itch is different from chemical itch, which occurs when the immune system reacts to a foreign substance, such as oil from a poison oak leaf or saliva in a mosquito bite.
The area is also home to black bears, rattlesnakes, and poison oak, in addition to the more friendly deer and otters.
Some law enforcement officials surmised that Richardson, who suffered from bipolar disorder, walked into the canyon, took off her clothes and succumbed to anaphylactic shock from extensive poison oak exposure.
These super aggressive weeds include blackberry, Scotch broom, bindweed (also known as invasive morning glory), horsetail, English ivy, poison oak and old man’s beard (also known as traveler’s joy; an invasive species of clematis).
The acreage is largely given over to fir trees and poison oak.
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POISON OAK Defined for English Language Learners
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
POISON OAK Defined for Kids
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