Devil's Club

Oplopanax horridus

Devil's Club Alaska

Devil's Club

  • Latin: Oplopanax horridus
  • Tlingit: s'áxt'
  • Other Names: devil's walking stick, Alaskan ginseng
  • Description

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

    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.


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