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June Weed of the Month: Tree of heaven

Tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima) is a fast-growing, prolific seed producer that is a Prohibited Eradicate Noxious Weed in Minnesota. Native to China, Mongolia, Taiwan, and Tibet, it was introduced to North America as an ornamental shade tree. In urban areas, it can cause damage to sewers, pavement, and building foundations. In natural ecosystems, it can establish dense monocultures that…
Source: Red Lake Nation News

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