Invasive Species In North Carolina
By Haleigh & Loryanna
Tree of Heaven ( Scientific Name- Ailanthus Altissima )
Though its name makes it sound heavenly, Tree-of-Heaven is no angel.
Type of Oragnism.
County or Area of orgin
The Tree of Heaven is originally from China, it was first introduced to North America in 1742 and was first planted in Hawaii in 1924.
The map below shows the counties the tree is found in North Carolina.
How did the organism spread to other areas?
How far has it spread?
What type of damage has it done in North Carolina?
Source of Management plan http://www.ncsu.edu/goingnative/howto/mapping/invexse/treeofhe.html