Poison ivy, also known as Toxicodendron radicans, is an Asian and Eastern North American flowering plant that is well known for causing an itchy, irritating, and sometimes painful rash, in most people who touch it. The rash is caused by urushiol, a clear liquid compound in the plant’s sap.

In this Kaleideum At Home video, Christine takes us on a journey through her back yard to learn about the allergenic plant and find out how to identify it so you can stay away.