Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15248 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
SimaroubaceaeSimaroubaceaeSimaroubaceae  
Species Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle
Common name   tree of heaven
Collector(s)
Barry Nielsen   33  
Coll. Date 18 September 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality Orem, near the intersection of 50 South & 1200 West;
     Elev.: 4460 ft. (1360 m.)
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 17'  33.6" N, 111° 43'  27.06" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.
Specimen Notes street tree; CULTIVATED. 

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Ailanthus altissima (P. Mill.) Swingle

     Ailanthus glandulosa Desf.

Common Name(s): ailanthus, copal tree, tree of heaven, tree-of-heaven.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=28827, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Sapindales
                                Family: Simaroubaceae
                                    Genus: Ailanthus
                                        Species: Ailanthus altissima
                                                                                            

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06107s1.jpg 
06107

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05006 Acer rubrum      "red maple" same section
04548 Agrostis capillaris      "colonial bentgrass" same section
15223 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 1.7 mi. S
15260 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 2430 ft. S
04778 Amaranthus retroflexus      "redroot pigweed" same section
02600 Ambrosia artemisiifolia      "annual ragweed" 1 mi. SW
02788 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "white Colorado columbine" 1.5 mi. N
02619 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1 mi. SW
02625 Asclepias speciosa      "showy milkweed" 1 mi. SW
02778 Asclepias speciosa      "showy milkweed" 1.5 mi. N
01461 Astragalus drummondii      "Drummond's milkvetch" 1.5 mi. SE
04772 Berula erecta      "cut-leaf water parsnip" same section
04770 Bidens cernua      "nodding beggarticks" same section
01457 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 1.5 mi. SE
02781 Campanula rapunculoides      "rampion bellflower" 1.5 mi. N
01455 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1.5 mi. SE
02602 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus   "yellow rabbitbrush" 1 mi. SW
02601 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus   "yellow rabbitbrush" 1 mi. SW
02576 Corylus americana      "American hazelnut" 1 mi. SW
01459 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 1.5 mi. SE
04768 Cyperus esculentus  var. leptostachyus   "yellow nutsedge" same section
01452 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.5 mi. SE
04766 Digitaria sanguinalis      "hairy crabgrass" same section
02854 Diplotaxis muralis      "annual wall rocket" 1 mi. SW
04554 Distichlis spicata      "saltgrass" same section
04552 Echinochloa crus-galli      "barnyardgrass" same section
02606 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" 1 mi. SW
02612 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" 1 mi. SW
15243 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" 1.6 mi. SE
14961 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" 1.6 mi. SE
04547 Elymus canadensis  var. canadensis   "Canada wildrye" same section
04762 Elymus trachycaulus      "slender wheatgrass" same section
04550 Elymus trachycaulus  ssp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
02594 Eupatorium maculatum  var. bruneri   "spotted joe pye weed" 1 mi. SW
01454 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 1.5 mi. SE
01460 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" 1.5 mi. SE
01462 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "northern Sweetvetch" 1.5 mi. SE
02610 Helianthus annuus  ssp. lenticularis   "common sunflower" 1 mi. SW
10175 Holosteum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "Holosteum" 1 mi. SW
02621 Hordeum jubatum  ssp. intermedium   "intermediate barley" 1 mi. SW
01458 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1.5 mi. SE
04777 Lemna minor      "common duckweed" same section
08686 Liquidambar stryaciflua      "sweetgum" same section
04775 Machaeranthera tanacetifolia      "tanseyleaf tansy aster" same section
02613 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 1 mi. SW
02605 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" 1 mi. SW
02599 Mentha citrata     1 mi. SW
04553 Muhlenbergia asperifolia      "scratchgrass" same section
02780 Nasturtium officinale      "watercress" 1.5 mi. N
02608 Nepeta cataria      "catnip" 1 mi. SW
02626 Onopordum acanthium      "Scotch thistle" 1 mi. SW
X0243 Panicum miliaceum      "broomcorn millet" same section
04578 Panicum miliaceum      "broomcorn millet" same section
04769 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed canarygrass" same section
01463 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1.5 mi. SE
04577 Phragmites australis      "common reed" same section
04764 Physalis longifolia      "long-leaf groundcherry" same section
02615 Plantago major      "common plantain" 1 mi. SW
02603 Polygonum persicaria      "spotted ladysthumb" 1 mi. SW
04556 Polypogon monspeliensis      "rabbitsfoot grass" same section
02164 Populus deltoides  var. fremontii   "Fremont's cottonwood" same section
02598 Rosa canina      "dog rose" 1 mi. SW
01453 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1.5 mi. SE
04771 Rumex crispus      "curly dock" same section
02627 Rumex patientia      "patience dock" 1 mi. SW
04761 Sagittaria cuneata      "arum-leaf arrowhead" same section
04580 Sagittaria cuneata      "arum-leaf arrowhead" same section
14962 Salix       "willow" 1.6 mi. S
04767 Schedonorus pratensis      "meadow fescue" same section
04765 Scirpus acutus     same section
02616 Scirpus americanus     1 mi. SW
04549 Setaria viridis      "green bristlegrass" same section
02609 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 1 mi. SW
04733 Solanum sarrachoides     1 mi. SW
02782 Solidago lepida  var. salebrosa   "Mountains Canada goldenrod" 1.5 mi. N
02596 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" 1 mi. SW
02617 Sonchus asper      "spiny sowthistle" 1 mi. SW
04551 Sporobolus cryptandrus      "sand dropseed" same section
02614 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1 mi. SW
02597 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1 mi. SW
04763 Thinopyrum ponticum      "tall wheatgrass" same section
02611 Tribulus terrestris      "puncturevine" 1 mi. SW
04779 Typha domingensis      "southern cattail" same section
02607 Typha latifolia      "broad-leaf cattail" 1 mi. SW
02604 Urtica dioica  var. occidentalis  1 mi. SW
02593 Verbascum thapsus      "common mullein" 1 mi. SW
02624 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1 mi. SW
04773 Veronica anagallis-aquatica      "water speedwell" same section
02779 Veronica anagallis-aquatica      "water speedwell" 1.5 mi. N
01456 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1.5 mi. SE
02595 Xanthium strumarium  var. canadense   "Canada cocklebur" 1 mi. SW
04776 Xanthium strumarium  var. canadense   "Canada cocklebur" same section

Locale


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Grace Baptist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 586 ft. S 4597  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2609 ft. S 4593  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 4731  Orem 
Vineyard School (School) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 4561  Orem 
Vineyard (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 4561  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 4538  Orem 
Geneva (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 4534  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4741  Orem 
Mountain View High School (School) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E 4744  Orem 
Suncrest School (School) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4744  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 4748  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SE 4659  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 4639  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 4731  Orem 
Geneva School (School) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 4744  Orem 
Orem School (School) Utah County, UT 1 mi. E 4748  Orem 
Bunker (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 4570  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 4731  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 4754  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 4748  Orem 

Links

Taxon Links for species Ailanthus altissima  (Mill.) Swingle

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Ailanthus+altissima

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