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

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Falcon Guides

By: Susan Carol Hauser (Author), William L Epstein (Foreword By)

93 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables

Falcon Guides

Paperback | Apr 2008 | Edition: 3 | #228453 | ISBN-13: 9780762747412
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £9.95 $12/€11 approx

About this book

The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide on the market. A Field Guide to Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac takes the mystery out of identifying these common US weeds and provides useful antidotes for treating their irritating, itching rashes. Colour photos show the plants in every season, and detailed drawings help readers pinpoint the culprit in the woods or in their own backyards. Hauser distinguishes between home remedies that really work and those that can actually aggravate the poison, tells how to treat each poison differently, and explains how to prevent the offending vines from growing in the yard. The perfect reference for homeowners, parents, gardeners and hikers, this is easy to read and informative.

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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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