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Field Guide to Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac: Prevention and Remedies

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A practical guide to preventing and treating irritations caused by poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumacThis handy field guide contains everything you need to know to recognize these common weeds and to prevent and treat the irritating, itchy rash caused by contact with them. Color photos show the plants in every season, and detailed drawings help pinpoint the culprit in the woods or in your own backyard. Informative and easy to read, this book is the perfect reference for homeowners, parents, gardeners, ...
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Overview

A practical guide to preventing and treating irritations caused by poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumacThis handy field guide contains everything you need to know to recognize these common weeds and to prevent and treat the irritating, itchy rash caused by contact with them. Color photos show the plants in every season, and detailed drawings help pinpoint the culprit in the woods or in your own backyard. Informative and easy to read, this book is the perfect reference for homeowners, parents, gardeners, hikers, and anyone else who enjoys the out of doors. Inside you’ll find: • The lore and history of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac• How to prevent exposure to this toxic trio• Useful vs. ineffective home remedies • How these noxious plants spread and how they may be eradicated
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762747412
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Series: A Falcon Guide Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 591,331
  • Product dimensions: 4.25 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

SUSAN CAROL HAUSER is the award-winning author of seven books including A Field Guide to Ticks: Prevent and Treat Lyme Disease and Other Ailments Caused by Ticks, Scorpions, Spiders, and Mites; and Sugaring: A Maple Syrup Memoir with Instructions. A commentator on National Public Radio, she teaches writing at Bemidji State University in Northern Minnesota.
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