Class: Devil's Club (Oplopanax horridus)

Information About

Devil's Club

Quick Facts
Latin

Oplopanax horridus

Tlingit

s'áxt'

Other Names

devil's walking stick, Alaskan ginseng

TaxOrder

Caution

Covered in stiff stinging thorn-like hairs along entire plant, even the leaves. Only painful when pricked. Berries are poisonous.

Devil's Club in Detail.
About

A stalky plant covered in spikes, growing up to 7ft tall, with large broad leaves.

Habitat & Range

Devils club is commonly found in the temperate coastal forest of Alaska.

Gallery

Pictures of Devil's Club.