COLIMA Lime Prickly-ash, Uņa de Gato,
Zanthoxylum - Rutaceae, Citrus Family
Small, rounded tree, recurved catclaw-like prickles on twigs and
Height: 15 feet.
Flowers: Small, yellow-green, inconspicuous,
Fruit: Very small, one-seeded follicle-like,
Foliage: Nearly evergreen, leaflets.
Bark: Thin, gray, smooth or warty; armed with
Growth rate: Medium to slow.
Sun: Partial shade to full sun.
Drainage: Moderate to well-drained.
Maintenance: Little needed.
Nest sites; leaves and twigs
browsed by deer,
Suffered greatly from 1989 freeze;
medicinal uses; yellow dye.