Aralia spinosa


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Related to Aralia spinosa: Aralia racemosa, Aralia elata
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Noun1.Aralia spinosa - small deciduous clump-forming tree or shrub of eastern United StatesAralia spinosa - small deciduous clump-forming tree or shrub of eastern United States
genus Aralia - type genus of Araliaceae; large widely distributed genus of shrubs and trees and vines: spikenard; Hercules'-club
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Aralia spinosa, the Devil's Walking Stick, is another rather strange example, with its tall, spiky, bare stems in winter and its huge 1.5-metre (5ft) pinnate leaves in summer.
This plant is not to be confused with Aralia spinosa, the Devils-walkingstick, which is an aggressive, thorny, thug of a plant that can reach 30 feet tall and spreads by root suckers.