Tree of heaven

Tree of heaven

Ailanthus altissima

  • Leaflets taper to a point
  • Leaves > 12" long
  • Fruit winged seeds
  • Bark of mature trees orange in cracks
Tree of heaven
Tree of heaven

Carrotwood

Carrotwood

Cupaniopsis anacardioides

  • Leaflet tip rounded or notched
  • Leaflets leathery
  • Tree evergreen
  • Fruit orange or yellow capsule
Carrotwood
Carrotwood

Locust

Locust

Robinia × ambigua

  • Leaflet tip rounded; < 20 leaflets per leaf
  • Fruit brown pod
  • Flowers pink
Locust
Locust

Black locust

Black locust

Robinia pseudoacacia

  • Leaflet tip rounded; < 20 leaflets per leaf
  • Fruit brown pod
  • Flowers white
Black locust
Black locust

Japanese pagoda tree

Japanese pagoda tree

Sophora japonica

  • Leaflets taper to a point
  • Leaves < 12" long
  • Fruit long green or brown pod
Japanese pagoda tree
Japanese pagoda tree

Tipu tree

Tipu tree

Tipuana tipu

  • Leaflet tip rounded; some leaves > 20 leaflets
  • Leaflets papery (not leathery)
  • Tree deciduous (or mostly so)
  • Fruit winged seed
Tipu tree
Tipu tree