tree of heaven

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tree of heaven:

see ailanthusailanthus
, any tree of the genus Ailanthus, native to the warm regions of Asia and Australia. Ailanthus wood is sometimes used for cabinetmaking and for the manufacture of charcoal.
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Rangers are drafting a plan to remove the invasive tree of heaven growing outside the town sites, while simultaneously managing its growth within the town site as a historically significant species.
Tree of heaven, which creates toxins that suppress the growth of surrounding plants, can produce up to 325,000 seeds annually and now chokes fields and forest edges in 42 states.
Strange Birds in the Tree of Heaven by Karen Salyer McElmurray.
Today, non-native exotics such as Norway maple and tree of heaven have become invasive and have crowded out many native plants.
Background: The invasive alien plant species (IAS), Ailanthus altissima (commonly known as tree of heaven, or ailanthus), is one of the most harmful and widespread invasive tree species in Europe.
The Holm oak is among six species, including Himalayan knotweed, large-flowered waterweed, pickerelweed, tree of heaven and Turkey oak, listed as "ones to watch" in the report.
I said: 'I suspect I'm more like a spreading shrub with rather jolly flowers, but wishfully thinking, would like to be a Tree of Heaven - sort of heavenly but rather high maintenance.
Features included cedars of Lebanon, among the finest in the country, a Tree of Heaven, a magnificent magnolia, and peacocks strutting about the garden' Caernarfon carpenter Io Lloyd is pictured repairing wooden beams at Capel Gwydir near Llanrwst, on December 6 1956.
CHILDREN from Clubmoor paid tribute to World War II veterans by planting a Chinese tree of heaven.