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Aralia spinosa L. Araliaceae. Devil's walking stick, Prickly ash, Hercules' club. Tree. Distribution: Eastern North America. Contact with sap causes skin irritation, raw berries mildly toxic to humans, causing diarrhoea and vomiting. Eaten by bears. Used medicinally by native Americans for a variety of conditions.
Oakeley, Dr. Henry F. (2013). Wellcome Library notes. link
Aralia spinosa L.Family: ARALIACEAE
Species: spinosa L.
Common names: Devil's Walking Stick
Distribution summary: S.E.U.S.A.
Garden status: Not currently grown
Reason for growing: Medicinal