Hercules' Club
Aralia spinosa Ginseng Family

Growth Form: Shrub

Flower Color: White

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Egg-shaped

Habitat Type: Rich woods; Clearings

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): Successional Field (5)

Total Number of EMUs: 1

Status in Massachusetts: Introduced

Notes: Black fruit, prickly stem

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston