Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle (ITIS)
Tree-of-heaven, China-sumac, varnishtree
China (Fryer 2010)
Late 1700s (Fryer 2010)
Ornamental (Fryer 2010)
Crowds out native species; damages pavement and building foundations in urban areas (Fryer 2010)
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Fryer, J.L. 2010. Ailanthus altissima. In: Fire Effects Information System. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory.