The Bugwood Network
tallow tree
Magnoliopsida > Euphorbiales > Euphorbiaceae > Triadica sebifera (L.) Small
Synonym(s): Chinese tallow tree, popcorn tree, Sapium sebiferum

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests - USDA Forest Service
Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council Invasive Plant Manual - SE-EPPC

Selected Images from www.invasive.org
 
Number:0016032
Description:Flowers and leaves in June
Photographer:Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society
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Number:1879013
Description:Foliage
Photographer:Cheryl McCormick, The University of Georgia
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Number:1879007
Description:Fall foliage
Photographer:Cheryl McCormick, The University of Georgia
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Number:0016202
Description:Fruit and waxy coated seeds
Photographer:James H. Miller, USDA Forest Service
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Number:1879002
Description:Stand
Photographer:Cheryl McCormick, The University of Georgia
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Number:1237014
Description:Seedlings
Photographer:David J. Moorhead, The University of Georgia
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Number:1879004
Description:Invading a box elder forest, understory is dense, montypic mat of tallow seedlings
Photographer:Cheryl McCormick, The University of Georgia
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Description:Distribution Map
Source:USDA NRCS, The PLANTS Database, September, 2003

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Invasive Exotic Plant Species of Management Concern, USDA Forest Service, Southern Region, May 18, 2001 - http://www.se-eppc.org/fslist.cfm
  • Florida Noxious Weeds, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - http://doacs.state.fl.us/~pi/5b-57.htm
  • Proposed Exotic Pest Plant Species for Georgia, Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, August 12, 1999 - http://www.gaeppc.org/exotalk1.html
  • Louisiana State Code. 1995. Agriculture and Forestry. State of Louisiana.
    http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/state_noxious.cgi?statefips=22
  • Mississippi's 10 Worst Invasive Weeds - http://msucares.com/pubs/misc/m1194.pdf
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=plant_profile.cgi&symbol=TRSE6

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USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQThe Bugwood Network University of Georgia Bargeron, C.T., D.J. Moorhead, G.K. Douce, R.C. Reardon & A.E. Miller
(Tech. Coordinators). 2003. Invasive Plants of the Eastern U.S.:
Identification and Control. USDA Forest Service - Forest Health
Technology Enterprise Team. Morgantown, WV USA. FHTET-2003-08.