Ailanthus altissima

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Noun1.Ailanthus altissima - deciduous rapidly growing tree of China with foliage like sumac and sweetish fetid flowersAilanthus altissima - deciduous rapidly growing tree of China with foliage like sumac and sweetish fetid flowers; widely planted in United States as a street tree because of its resistance to pollution
genus Ailanthus - small genus of east Asian and Chinese trees with odd-pinnate leaves and long twisted samaras
ailanthus - any of several deciduous Asian trees of the genus Ailanthus
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We examined changes in A. altissima demographics and patterns of occurrence by examining secondary environmental factors that could have influenced invasion and survival.
The Nature Conservancy recognizes A. altissima as an exotic weed of importance and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources recognizes A.
Due to its shade intolerance, it is thought that A. altissima can not compete with native species in a forest environment (Knapp and Canham 2000).
The objectives of this study were to describe the population structure and dynamics of A. altissima within the Wright State University (WSU) woodlot near Dayton, Ohio.
Initial estimates of A. altissima population structures were made in 1980.
A deciduous member of the tropical family Simaroubaceae (Quassia), A. altissima [Mill] Swingle was first imported from China through England in 1784 by William Hamilton, a Philadelphia gardener (Hu 1979).
Some claim that A. altissima is wind-pollinated (Ballero et al.
Ageratina luciae-brauniae is most closely related to A. altissima (L.) King & Robinson (Eupatorium rugosum Houtt.) (Wofford, 1976), which occurs in the forest adjacent to but outside of rockhouses (Wofford and Patrick, 1980).
luciae-brauniae, we studied germination of achenes of its closely related but widely distributed congener A. altissima var.
Freshly matured achenes were collected on 24 October 1994 from plants of A. altissima var.
- Achenes of Ageratina luciae-brauniae and of A. altissima were allowed to dry at laboratory temperatures (ca.