Tree-of-heaven - Ailanthus altissima
Ailanthus altissima is a spreading tree, often suckering, with large pinnate leaves which are reddish in spring, and small green flower clusters followed, on female trees, by red, winged fruits.
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Planted in parks and gardens, usually found close to habitation or in public spaces.
All year round.
Widely scattered records, mostly from England.
Rarely recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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