tree of heaven


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Synonyms for tree of heaven

deciduous rapidly growing tree of China with foliage like sumac and sweetish fetid flowers

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Rangers are drafting a plan to remove the invasive tree of heaven growing outside the town sites, while simultaneously managing its growth within the town site as a historically significant species.
Around 70,000 new trees and shrubs have been planted around the park, including the Tree of Heaven, Strawberry Tree, Scarlet Oak and Liquidambar, which is famous for its glowing autumn colours.
Allelopathic and herbicidal effects of extracts from tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima).
In an article by Jon Prance in the Canberra Times (May 14 1977) he pointed out that the trees growing near the graves were Ailanthus the ash-like tree of the gods or the Tree of Heaven.
Its peaceful 14 acres of gardens are dotted with ornamental trees carrying exotic names such as Indian Bean Tree, Tree of Heaven and Tulip Trees.
CHILDREN from Clubmoor paid tribute to World War II veterans by planting a Chinese tree of heaven.
Even the most casual reader will find these selections fascinating, as we learn where and when, for example, tree of heaven, mimosa, winter jasmine, fig, mock orange, and crape myrtle entered the Southern experience.
Among the team's foes are Japanese barberry and privet shrubs, kudzu and oriental bittersweet vines, tree of heaven, garlic mustard, mile-a-minute weed, phragmites, Japanese stiltgrass, and Johnson grass.
The team has recently planted Ailanthus, or tree of heaven, which has striking autumn colours of orange and red, the Powlonia or foxglove tree, the yellow stemmed ash, and the Liquidamba or sweet gum tree.