BB and TOH

the buds -- plus a guest! -- talk about:

  • the history of Tree of Heaven
  • the problems it can cause
  • how to identify it
  • how to report it
  • and connections to the new detections of Spotted Lanternfly

while introducing the concepts of: 

  • host species
  • dioecious

Link to streamable audio file

Link to transcript

Tree of Heaven ID resources

VTinvasives

GoBotany

Penn State

The Spruce

Spotted lanternfly ID resources

An overview

Spectacular images of every life-stage

Reporting/removal resources

Report Spotted Lanternfly

Report Tree-of-Heaven

To remove Tree-of-Heaven, pull it out by the roots. contact us to borrow tools

Interesting reads 

https://www.fs.fed.us/nrs/news/review/review-vol22.pdf 

https://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/3889

 

  • Tree-of-Heaven leaflet, showing the glandular teeth and gland at the base.
    Tree-of-Heaven leaflet, showing the glandular teeth and gland at the base.
  • Tree-of-Heaven growing from the side of a building
    Tree-of-Heaven growing from the side of a building
  • An illustration of tree of heaven leaves and samaras
    An illustration of tree of heaven leaves and samaras
  • A collage showing all the life stages of the spotted lantern fly
    A collage showing all the life stages of the spotted lantern fly