OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 3 Tenderfoot Requirement 11 Identify local poisonous plants Tell how to treat for exposure to them
Identify the Plant on the Other Side
OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 5 Oh No! It’s Poison Ivy! Identify local poisonous plants Tell how to treat for exposure to them Identify local poisonous plants Tell how to treat for exposure to them
OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 6 Poison Ivy In the Spring In the Summer
OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 7 Poison Oak Poison Oak grows as a decidious shrub throughout mountains and valleys of California, generally below 5,000 feet.
OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 8 Poison Sumac It is a tall shrub or small tree with 6-12 leaflets arranged in pairs, and an additional single leaflet at the end of the midrib. The small yellowish green flowers, borne in clusters, mature into whitish green fruits that hang in loose clusters cm in length. The male and female flowers of poison sumac are on separate plants, as in poison ivy and western poison oak.
OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 9 Staghorn Sumac The large dark crimson - or rarely orange to yellow - pinnate leaves of this sumac have narrow, ellipti to lanceolate, serrate leaflets that can be up to 15 cm (6") long. The stems and fruits of Staghorn Sumac are densely hairy, as in the "velvet stage" of a stag's antlers. This is NOT Poisonous!
OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 10 Other Poisonous Plants Mushrooms Black Cherry Bracken Fern Pokeweek
OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 11 Links Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Information Center Poison Ivy - What You’ve Been ITCHING to Know Garden Note 21 Common Poisonous Plants in Home and Grounds Poison Ivy and Poison Oak Treatment Products
OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 12 First Class Requirement 6 Identify or show signs of at least ten kinds of native plants found in your community
OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 13 Community A group of organisms –Plants and animals Inhabit the same region –Usually climate dependent Interact with / depend upon each other
Temperate Forest Community Canopy Trees –Beech, Birch, Maple, Oak –Pine, Cedar, other evergreens Bushes –Berries, etc. Ground Cover –Lichens, mosses, and ferns –Flowering plants OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 14
OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 15 Temperate Forest Fall color in the Eastern Deciduous Forest.
OLS 2011OLS 2011 PlantsSlide 16 Links The "Cookit" Foldable Family Panel Norwegian Apple Pie /Scouting/ApplePie.html Mouse Soup comcast.net/~jcupak744/Scouting/MouseSoup.html Community and Ecosystem Dynamics