Biology and Management of Chinese Tallow Tree
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How to Cite

Williams, Rick, and Patrick Minogue. 2008. “Biology and Management of Chinese Tallow Tree: FOR190/FR251, 7/2008”. EDIS 2008 (6). Gainesville, FL.


FOR-190, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by Rick Williams and Patrick Minogue, describes this noxious weed introduced originally for oil production and favored as an ornamental, its biology and management strategies. Published July 2008.


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Langeland, K. A. 2006. Natural area weeds: Chinese tallow (Sapium sebiferum L.). Univ. Florida Cooperative Extension Service SS-AGR-45. 4 p.

Miller, J. H. 2003. Nonnative invasive plants of southern forests: A field guide for identification and control. USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station General Technical Report SRS-62. Asheville, NC. 93 p.

Rice, B. 1998. Weed Alert: Chinese Tallowtree, Florida Aspen, Popcorn Tree, Wildland Invasive Species Team, The Nature Conservancy.