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Invasive trees removed from parkway

This past Saturday a team of hard-working volunteers removed two species of invasive trees that were sprouting up in the Foothill Blvd parkway – Ailanthus altissima (Tree-of-Heaven) and Melia azedarach (Chinaberry). Both of these fast-growing Asian Trees resprout from stumps or root fragments, so the volunteers had to dig up the roots.   The volunteers […]

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A new plant invader has been spotted at the BFS – Melia azedarach. This tree is commonly known as Chinaberry, but also has many other common names, including Texas Umbrella Tree, Persian Lilac, White Cedar, Bead-Tree, Cape lilac, Ceylon Cedar, and Pride of India. Several sprouting clumps of M. azedarach growing in the Foothill Blvd […]

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