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Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle
Tree-of-heaven

Ailanthus altissima
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Simaroubaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Asia; widely cultivated and naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Ailanthus altissima available from :

Ailanthus altissima has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Not Native, Cultivated Only


Ailanthus altissima has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Ailanthus altissima
Copyright by: Shirley Denton