[ zˈanθəksˌa͡ɪləm ɐmˈɛɹɪkˌanəm], [ zˈanθəksˌaɪləm ɐmˈɛɹɪkˌanəm], [ z_ˈa_n_θ_ə_k_s_ˌaɪ_l_ə_m ɐ_m_ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ_k_ˌa_n_ə_m]
Related words: zanthoxylum americanum, zanthoxylum americanum tree
How to use "Zanthoxylum americanum" in context?
Zanthoxylum Americanum, better known as the horehound, is a type of flowering plant in the mahogany family. It grows in the eastern and central United States, from North Carolina south to Florida, west to Kansas and Missouri, and north to Ontario and Minnesota. The plant typically grows to a height of 10 to 30 feet and has broad leaves up to 18 inches long. The flowers are small, white, and fragrant. The fruit is a small nut.
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