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 for Angelica tree
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prickly ash \Prickly ash\ (Bot.),
     1. A prickly shrub ({Xanthoxylum Americanum) with yellowish
        flowers appearing with the leaves; also called toothache
        tree. All parts of the plant are pungent and aromatic.
        The southern species is Xanthoxylum Carolinianum.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Bot.), Hercules'-club, also called the Angelica tree.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Angelica \An*gel"i*ca\, n. [NL. See Angelic.] (Bot.)
     1. An aromatic umbelliferous plant ({Archangelica
        officinalis or Angelica archangelica) the leaf stalks
        of which are sometimes candied and used in confectionery,
        and the roots and seeds as an aromatic tonic.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. The candied leaf stalks of angelica.
        [1913 Webster]
     Angelica tree, a thorny North American shrub ({Aralia
        spinosa), called also Hercules' club.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hercules'-club \Hercules'-club\, Hercules'-club
  \Hercules'-club\, Hercules-club \Hercules-club\prop. n.
     1. (Bot.) A densely spiny ornamental tree ({Zanthoxylum
        clava-herculis) of the rue family, growing in southeast
        U. S. and West Indies. [WordNet sense 1]
     Note: It belongs to the same genus as one of the trees
           ({Zanthoxylum Americanum) called prickly ash.
     Syn: Hercules'-clubs, Hercules-club, Zanthoxylum
          [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
     2. A small, prickly, deciduous clump-forming tree or shrub
        ({Aralia spinosa) of eastern U.S.; also called Angelica
        tree and prickly ash. [WordNet sense 2]
     Syn: American angelica tree, devil's walking stick, Aralia
          [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
     3. A variety of the common gourd ({Lagenaria vulgaris). Its
        fruit sometimes exceeds five feet in length.
        [1913 Webster]

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