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  • n  any of several deciduous Asian trees of the genus Ailanthus

  • The nature of the line is intimately involved with the tool Marden uses, which is in effect the ailanthus twig writ large: a long-handled brush with flitchlike bristles, floppy .
  • In New England I missed the long dark river, the ailanthus trees, the flaming cardinal birds .
  • Old California mining sites, of which no trace remains, can often be relocated by nearby thickets of ailanthus trees.
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  • Tree Committee will meet Thursday
    A discussion and recommendation to replace five ailanthus “Chinese Tree of Heaven” trees at 1151 Vintage Ave. is one of the items on the agenda of the St. Helena Tree Committee, which meets at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the City Hall conference room, 1480 Main St.
    Sept. 18, 2013 - The St. Helena Star

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