Ailanthus altissima (tree-of-heaven)

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Key Characteristics

  • Leaves very large, pinnately compound; leaflets with gland-tipped teeth at the base on undersurface
  • Twigs very stout
  • Bark smooth, dark gray with pale fissure lines
  • Crown very wide-spreading, branchy

Sourced from page 285 in "Michigan Trees"


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