Mar 27

Prickly Ash Tree/Shrub


Edited: Mar 27

Does anyone have a tip for where Prickly Ash trees or shrubs are growing in the area. They are often found along property lines or other areas that are not actively controlled.

The bark of prickly ash can be quite effective for helping pain of all sorts.

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