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Taxon: Aralia spinosa L.
Family: Araliaceae
Taxon Remarks: Devil's Walkingstick
Collector: LeeVi T. Haas   43   
Date: 2014-10-01
Locality: United States, Arkansas, Greene, From ASU. Take east Johnson ave. for 2 mile. Turn north onto main st./ hwy 141 for approx. 10 miles. The park is on the left. Enter the park, drive 1/4 of a mile, specimen was collected on dogwood lane towards the east.
35.98  -90.717 +-50m.
Verbatim Coordinates: 35.98, -90.717
Habitat: Sandy loam soil. Relatively dry area growing on the side of a hill.
Associated Species: Oak, hickory, sycamore, dogwood, and paw paw.
Description: Small tree approx. 7 feet tall. Trunk covered in prickles, with distinct growth rings at the joints. Leaves compound with terminal leaves. Fruit are in terminal inflorescences. Fruit are bluish- black with light red stems. Base of petiole very swollen.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: iNaturalist #1060629
Record Id: 20cd2d3e-73ec-416e-bb03-8a26fc83fc97
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