Botanical name: Ailanthus altissima
A.K.A. Ailanthus, Chinese sumac, and stinking shumac.
- On invasive species list
- Height of over 70′
- Very fast growing
- Leaves are pinnately compound
- Has a strong, unpleasant odor
- Is most common in urban and disturbed areas
- Not recommended for planting
- Hardiness zones 4 – 8.