Prickly ash

Prickly ash

(Bot.), 1. A prickly shrub (Xanthoxylum Americanum) with yellowish flowers appearing with the leaves; also called toothache tree. All parts of the plant are pungent and aromatic. The southern species is Xanthoxylum Carolinianum. Gray.
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2. (Bot.), Hercules'-club, also called the Angelica tree.
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