Need Plant Identification

Asked July 21, 2018, 11:51 AM EDT

I am attaching a photo of a plant that I am trying to identify. It grows wild near the edge of a field.

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1 Response

This is an invasive plant called Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima). https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/viewSpecies.php?species=1625

It is a host plant for the invasive spotted lanternfly.

You can find more information about it and how to remove it, here on our website.
https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/problems/tree-heaven-ailanthus

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