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Hercules' club, Southern prickly ash, Pepperwood

Zanthoxylum clava-herculis

Description:

10-15 feet tall

Habitat:

Sand dune

Notes:

I photoed the leaves; but realized the leaves belonged to a vine, perhaps parasitic. ...I think Livan (below) is right, in that this tree is an older version of itself.

1 species ID suggestions

Hercules' club, southern prickly ash, Pepper wood
Zanthoxylum clava-herculis Zanthoxylum clava-herculis - Wikipedia

3 Comments

LauraLOVESbirds
LauraLOVESbirds a year ago

Thanks Livan! I had not heard of the Hercules Club tree. Google shows Hercules Club with pointed protrusions and spikes. This tree seems to have wider/lateral protrusions, and no spikes.

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero a year ago

I think that may be an old dry Hercules Club tree. Google images and see what you think.

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Photo No. 2: is a very pretty, landscape photo....

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.92, Long: -76.05

Spotted on Mar 18, 2018
Submitted on Mar 19, 2018

Spotted for mission

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