tree of heaven

Ailanthus altissima

Tree of heavon, Ailanthus altissima, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.  It’s bloom period is May-June. This plant has known uses according to Wikipedia. 

Description   Odor   Taxonomy   Distribution and habitat   As an exotic plant   Ecology   Uses   Cultivation   Medicinal   Culture   China   United States   Europe

additional informational links: Wikipedia , Calflora 

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