Prickly Castor Oil Tree Kalopanax septemlobus (Thunberg ex A. Murray) KoidzumiNon-native  -  Invasive    Synonyms: Castor-Aralia, Kalopanax pictus.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Apiales   >   Family Araliaceae   >   Genus Kalopanax   

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Prickly Castor Oil Tree in Prince Georges Co., Maryland (5/29/2016). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

Prickly Castor Oil Tree in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/21/2015). Photo by Pat Ratkowski. (MBP list)

Prickly Castor Oil Tree in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/21/2015). Photo by Pat Ratkowski. (MBP list)

Prickly Castor Oil Tree in Charles Co., Maryland (5/20/2016). (c) Allen Dupre, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Allen Dupre via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Prickly Castor Oil Tree in Charles Co., Maryland (5/20/2016). (c) Allen Dupre, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Allen Dupre via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Prickly Castor Oil Tree in Charles Co., Maryland (5/20/2016). (c) Allen Dupre, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Allen Dupre via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Prickly Castor Oil Tree in Charles Co., Maryland (5/20/2016). (c) Allen Dupre, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Allen Dupre via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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