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Ailanthus altissima

Tree of Heaven at Yarralumla, ACT

Ailanthus altissima at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019
Ailanthus altissima at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019
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Identification history

Ailanthus altissima 16 Feb 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Ailanthus altissima 14 Feb 2019 elaineb

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many small Tree of Heaven plants between bike path and fence of the newer Chinese embassy compound.


   15 Feb 2019
I am not sure. The leaves usually have at least one small lobe near the base with a gland near the tip.
Do the leaves have an unpleasant smell when crushed?
   16 Feb 2019
When enlarged I can see bump at base of leaflet under which he glands occur. One for friends of Stirling Park to get on top off but I think this may be near a woman's area - so maybe a task for a female member of the group

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Noxious or High Risk Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 1 Feb 2019 08:41 AM Recorded on
  • elaineb Recorded by

Additional information

  • 10cm to 30cm Plant height

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