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Common name

English: Common pricklyash

German: Amerikanische Stachelesche


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Sapindales (71)

        Family: Rutaceae (18)(family description)

          Genus: Zanthoxylum (7)

            Epithet: americanum P. Mill. (1)

Synonym: Zanthoxylum fraxineum Willd.

americanum => from America

fraxineum => resembling species of the genera Fraxinus


Climate: temperate

Habit: tree

External links

Check for Zanthoxylum americanum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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