Is this poison ivy?

Asked November 10, 2019, 2:37 PM EST

Hello - I am concerned I have poison ivy in my wooded yard in Takoma Park. Is this poison ivy? It has thorns.

Maryland plant identification invasive

1 Response

Good morning. Rest assured -- this is not poison ivy. This is called wineberry.
https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/viewSpecies.php?species=3676

It is a non-native, weedy plant. Here is more information about it.
https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/wineberry

Christa