Some plants may look harmless, but coming into contact with them could bring your hike to an early conclusion. Be sure to watch out Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac, and Stinging Nettle. Each of these have physical characteristics that are easy to spot, as long as you know what you are looking for.

In this HikingcampingGuide.com infographic, you will learn how to identify each of these dangerous plants by their height, color, leaves and geographic location.

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4 Plants to Avoid on Your Next Hike and Camping Trip

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders' Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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