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Aralia spinosa

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Plant types and subtypes: Shrubs, Trees, Shrub-like Trees, Deciduous

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: rich, average, poor, loam, clay, sand

Height: 6'-25'

Bloom Time: June, July, August

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts birds, attracts butterflies, berries, colonizing, fall interest, fragrant root, ornamental foliage, showy fruit

Aralia spinosa (devil's walkingstick)
  • Aralia spinosa (devil's walkingstick)
  • Aralia spinosa (devil's walkingstick)
  • Aralia spinosa (devil's walkingstick)
  • Aralia spinosa (devil's walkingstick)

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Description

Aralia spinosa

Also known as:

devil's walkingstick

,

Hercules' club

,

prickly ash

,

prickly elder

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Apiales
Family Araliaceae Ginseng family
Genus Aralia spikenard
Species Aralia spinosa devil's walkingstick