Ivy (Hedera helix) is a common woody, evergreen climbing plant. It is found in growing up trees and hedges, in gardens, along walls and creeping along the ground. It has black berry-like fruits that provide food for birds. 'Poison Ivy' (Toxicodendron radicans) is a completely different plant. In humans, Hedera species can cause gastrointestinal upset when ingested. Where there is significant or prolonged skin contact, ivy can cause both irritant and allergic contact dermatitis. Cases of ivy poisoning in rabbits have been reported to the Veterinary Poisons Information Service so it is a plant to avoid picking. However, a few leaves that make it into the forage bag won't matter.
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