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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    09 / 06 / 2014

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Fall

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Ellijay

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    icesk8tr

Notes:

This tree? has no leaves until about half way up the trunk, and then that bloom at the top of it. The trunk itself has thorns on it.

Comments

  • jim Unregistered says:

    Hercules club is one of the common names for this plant, but the name is best applied to the unrelated Zanthoxylum clava-herculis (which has ‘Hercules club’ as its botanical species name). Aralia spinosa, commonly known also as Devil’s Walkingstick is the species in the picture, I think.

    September 19th, 2014 at 11:34am

  • icesk8tr Apprentice says:

    You rock! Thanks! Since we bought our place in Ellijay I have come across a lot of plants I have never seen before.

    September 18th, 2014 at 4:06pm

  • Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    Hercules club

    September 18th, 2014 at 2:47pm

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