Zanthoxylum hirsutum

Common Name:  Tickle Tongue, Toothache Tree, Texas Hercules Club

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Zanthoxylum hirsutum thorns1.jpg (31190 bytes)

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prominent thorns on bark prickles on leaves
Zanthoxylum hirsutum youngleaves.jpg (30189 bytes)
young leaves--are these leaves compound or simple? habit--Zanthoxylum hirsutum is usually a relatively short tree