- "Take care when you handle this poisonous plant."
is the common name of Toxicodendron radicans
, a poisonous plant known for the production of a fluid that causes skin irritation. Poison ivy can be used in potions
, and grows wild in the woods near the Quidditch World Cup Campsite
Behind the scenes
- The presence of poison ivy in a British forest on Pottermore is odd, given that poison ivy is native to North America and is not known to have a substantial presence in any part of Europe.
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