Latin name: Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle
  Pronunciation: aye-LAN-thus al-TI-si-ma
  Common name: Tree of heaven
  Family: Simaroubaceae (Quassia)
  Habitat: Disturbed areas, grassland, oak woodland,
  riparian areas below 6000', common near old
  habitations, naturalized from China
  Blooming period: June
  Click for Latin name derivations: 1) Ailanthus
  2) altissima
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