rash from tamarack tree?

Beverly Erlebacher bae at cs.toronto.edu
Fri Jun 16 23:11:30 EST 2000

In article <8i8qcd$f7p$1 at nnrp1.deja.com>,  <wjboelem at my-deja.com> wrote:
>Has anyone heard of getting a poison-ivy like rash from a tamarack
>(Larix larcina) tree?  I planted one in my parents' yard froma local
>wetland and its the only thing I can think of that I contacted that
>could cause the rash.

People can develop allergies to almost anything, so it's conceivable 
that you have an allergy to larch, but "local wetlands" can be poison
ivy farms too.  Even if it wasn't you who dug and hauled it, if it got
bashed into some PI enough to get some juice on it, it could have passed
it on to you.

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