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Devil's Walking Stick Fact Sheet

Family:  Araliaceae - Ginseng family
Latin name:  Aralia spinosa
Common name:  Devil's Walking Stick
Photo of spur with purple terminal bud of Aralia spinosa. Photo of remains of leaf stalks of Devil's Walking Stick in fall. Photo of Aralia spinosa leaf in fall color of clear yellow Close up photo of Aralia spinosa leaf in fall color of clear yellow Photo showing fruit of Devil's Walking Stick in Autumn Close up photo showing fruit of Aralia spinosa in Autumn Close up photo of Aralia spinosa leaf with flower structure on top in mid September 2007 Photo showing leaf of Devil's Walking Stick in mid September Close up photo showing fruit of Aralia spinosa August 2012

A distinguishing feature of the Aralia spinosa, is the presence of spikes which is reminiscent of Kalopanax pictus - Castor-leaved aralia which is also members of the Ginseng family
Aralia spinosa photograph of showing thick spur with spikes and terminal bud
Picture of Devil's Walking Stick showing bark and spikes
Photoshowing yellow leaves of Aralia spinosa.
Photos of black fruit of Aralia spinosa

Fruit: Devil's walking stick flowers in July and August, setting fruit
that ripens from September to October.

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