Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15223 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
SimaroubaceaeSimaroubaceaeSimaroubaceae  
Species Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle
Common name   tree of heaven
Collector(s)
Nicholas Peterson   12  
Coll. Date 27 September 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality Orem, in yard of 1511 S Sandhill Rd;
    
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° 16'  13.92" N, 111° 42'  40.68" 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 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.
02831 Acer platanoides      "Norway maple" 1.3 mi. NW
05006 Acer rubrum      "red maple" 1.3 mi. NE
04548 Agrostis capillaris      "colonial bentgrass" 1.3 mi. NE
15248 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 1.7 mi. N
15260 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 1.3 mi. NE
04778 Amaranthus retroflexus      "redroot pigweed" same section
02600 Ambrosia artemisiifolia      "annual ragweed" same section
02619 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" same section
02625 Asclepias speciosa      "showy milkweed" same section
04772 Berula erecta      "cut-leaf water parsnip" same section
04770 Bidens cernua      "nodding beggarticks" same section
02601 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus   "yellow rabbitbrush" same section
02602 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus   "yellow rabbitbrush" same section
02576 Corylus americana      "American hazelnut" same section
04768 Cyperus esculentus  var. leptostachyus   "yellow nutsedge" same section
04766 Digitaria sanguinalis      "hairy crabgrass" same section
02854 Diplotaxis muralis      "annual wall rocket" same section
04554 Distichlis spicata      "saltgrass" 1.3 mi. NE
04552 Echinochloa crus-galli      "barnyardgrass" 1.3 mi. NE
02606 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" same section
02612 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" same section
04547 Elymus canadensis  var. canadensis   "Canada wildrye" 1.3 mi. NE
04762 Elymus trachycaulus      "slender wheatgrass" same section
04550 Elymus trachycaulus  ssp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 1.3 mi. NE
02594 Eupatorium maculatum  var. bruneri   "spotted joe pye weed" same section
02937 Haplopappus racemosus      "clustered goldenweed" 1.6 mi. SW
02610 Helianthus annuus  ssp. lenticularis   "common sunflower" same section
10175 Holosteum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "Holosteum" same section
02621 Hordeum jubatum  ssp. intermedium   "intermediate barley" same section
04777 Lemna minor      "common duckweed" same section
08686 Liquidambar stryaciflua      "sweetgum" 1.3 mi. NE
04775 Machaeranthera tanacetifolia      "tanseyleaf tansy aster" same section
02613 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" same section
02605 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" same section
02599 Mentha citrata     same section
04553 Muhlenbergia asperifolia      "scratchgrass" 1.3 mi. NE
02608 Nepeta cataria      "catnip" same section
02626 Onopordum acanthium      "Scotch thistle" same section
04578 Panicum miliaceum      "broomcorn millet" same section
X0243 Panicum miliaceum      "broomcorn millet" same section
04769 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed canarygrass" same section
04577 Phragmites australis      "common reed" 1.3 mi. NE
04764 Physalis longifolia      "long-leaf groundcherry" same section
02615 Plantago major      "common plantain" same section
02603 Polygonum persicaria      "spotted ladysthumb" same section
04556 Polypogon monspeliensis      "rabbitsfoot grass" 1.3 mi. NE
02164 Populus deltoides  var. fremontii   "Fremont's cottonwood" 1.3 mi. NE
02598 Rosa canina      "dog rose" same section
04771 Rumex crispus      "curly dock" same section
02627 Rumex patientia      "patience dock" same section
04761 Sagittaria cuneata      "arum-leaf arrowhead" same section
04580 Sagittaria cuneata      "arum-leaf arrowhead" 1.3 mi. NE
04767 Schedonorus pratensis      "meadow fescue" same section
04765 Scirpus acutus     same section
02616 Scirpus americanus     same section
04549 Setaria viridis      "green bristlegrass" 1.3 mi. NE
02609 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" same section
04733 Solanum sarrachoides     same section
02596 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" same section
02617 Sonchus asper      "spiny sowthistle" same section
04551 Sporobolus cryptandrus      "sand dropseed" 1.3 mi. NE
02614 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" same section
02597 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" same section
02165 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1.6 mi. SW
04763 Thinopyrum ponticum      "tall wheatgrass" same section
02611 Tribulus terrestris      "puncturevine" same section
04779 Typha domingensis      "southern cattail" same section
02607 Typha latifolia      "broad-leaf cattail" same section
02604 Urtica dioica  var. occidentalis  same section
02593 Verbascum thapsus      "common mullein" same section
02624 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" same section
04773 Veronica anagallis-aquatica      "water speedwell" same section
02595 Xanthium strumarium  var. canadense   "Canada cocklebur" same section
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
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. N 4639  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 4587  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N 4659  Orem 
Lakeridge Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4718  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4534  Orem 
Lakeview (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 4534  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E 4725  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 4600  Orem 
Westmore School (School) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4734  Orem 
Lake Bottom Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 4561  Orem 
Curtis (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E 4744  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 4748  Orem 
Lincoln (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 4744  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 4593  Orem 
Orem School (School) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 4748  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 4734  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 4748  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 4725  Orem 
Cherry Hill School (School) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. E 4734  Orem 
Parkway Center (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. E 4744  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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