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Poison Oak

In Maritime Chaparral, Plants and Fungi, Slough Life, Woodlands by Administrator

Upland woodland and riparian habitats. Some animals eat poison oak’s leaves and berries. Poison oak is a vine or shrub that is native to California. In spring the foliage is bright green, in late summer it begins to turn red & slightly brownish-orange. Extremely variable, it grows as a dense shrub in open sunlight, or as a climbing vine in …