Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle

An uncommon but locally abundant weedy tree at moist sites at intermediate elevations, such as around Hillsboro and Mimbres. The leaves have a distinctive scent.

Flowering branches near Hillsboro, Sierra County, New Mexico, 4 Jun 2006.

Leaves near Hillsboro, 4 Jun 2006.

Plant habit near Hillsboro, 4 Jun 2006.

Immature fruit in Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, 28 Jun 2006.

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