The plant is also native to northern Mexico and southeastern Canada from Nova Scotia to Ontario. Far fewer people react to Virginia creeper than poison ivy. In general, this isn't true. With V. creeper, it is the oxylate crystals in the sap that cause a rash and/or blisters in sensitive people. Many people think a poison plant rash can be spread from one part of the body to another or from person to person. Virginia creeper is found throughout the southern, midwestern and eastern half of the United States. (2019, August 15). Laguipo, Angela. That's a good thing, because Byrne's rash is very uncomfortable. Virginia creeper can be found in new and old forests and forest margins. It can also be found on the borders of clearings, on trees, along fencerows and Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report: APA. "I've got it all over me," she said.