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Bristly Sarsparilla Aralia Hispida
Ginseng Araliaceae family

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The leaves are egg-shaped and sharply toothed. They are compound leaves. The lower portion of the stem is bristly.

Flower stems are seperate from leaf stems. White flowers are round in an umbel shape and extend above the leaves.

Form/habitat: 1-3' in height, and blooms in the summer. These are common flowers found in dry, open woods and clearings.

The fruit is in the form of dark purple berries.

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