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The Stump from Hell

The Stump from Hell

The Ailanthus altissima is misnamed the ‘Tree of Heaven’. Instead, its name should be the “Tree from Hell”. Some people call it a Chinese sumac since it was imported from China to Europe the 1700s. The Ailanthus is tough and tolerant to pollution. It was brought to...
Horse Chestnut Trees

Horse Chestnut Trees

Kids let their parents know that there are Horse Chestnut trees in their neighborhood two ways. Stepping on a spiny horse chestnut seedpod barefoot is a right-of-passage for kids growing up in Denver. After the tears dry up, some wonder what is inside those thorny...