Ailanthus altissima


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Ailanthus altissima

Chinese medicine
A rapid-growing tree used in traditional Chinese herbal medicine, every part of which has been used for some ailment, including mental illness, insomnia, boils and abscesses, dysentery, intestinal haemorrhage, menorrhagia, spermatorrhea, malaria, arrhythmias, asthma and epilepsy. It is said to downregulate the immune system.
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Ailanthus altissima is the only non-native tree species well established in this woodlot, and it is therefore important to determine why it has been successful.
Ailanthus altissima was found in 32% of the 225 perimeter plots (Table 2).
Ailanthus altissima stem density and basal area were negatively correlated with the number of stems of other woody species (p = 0.
Ailanthus altissima survival was negatively correlated with distance from the woodlot edge (p = 0.
Ailanthus altissima is frequently found along the perimeter.
Ailanthus altissima was also found within the woodlot interior, both in the macroplots and along the transects.
Ailanthus altissima stems can sometimes be found at high densities within the interior of the WSU woodlot.
Allergy to Ailanthus altissima (tree of heaven) pollen.
Removing the invasive tree Ailanthus altissima and restoring natural cover.
Biological flora of Central Europe: Ailanthus altissima (Mill.
Establishment and distribution of Ailanthus altissima in the urban environment.
Insect visitation frequencies at Ailanthus altissima flowers at four sites in suburban Naperville, IL between June and August 2006.