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Zanthoxylum americanum

Zanthoxylum americanum Mill.

Common Pricklyash, Toothache Tree, Prickly Ash

Rutaceae (Rue Family)


Zanthoxylum americanum (Common pricklyash) #46594

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Cobb
State: GA
Location Notes: Kennesaw Mountain. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.
Accession date: 2015-11-11
Filename: A_C_IMG4001.JPG
Slide Index: 19140076734_e1f106de31_o.JPG
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: A branch bearing compound leaves. Photographer's note: American toothache tree is a very rare tree/shrub in Georgia. Chewing the leaves will indeed numb the mouth. Lack of fruit on the five trees on Kennesaw Mountain would indicate they are likely male plants and probably one clone."
Date Taken: 2015-07-16
NPIN Image Id: 46594

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2015-11-05

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