Large doses may be harmful. See Notes.
Invasive, deciduous tree 6-30 meters (20-100ft) tall with compound leaves. Each leaflet has two teeth on underside tipped with glands. Flowers are small and yellow, present in June and July. Fruits are winged keys, present through winter.
Found in waste areas and in cities. Grows well under harsh conditions. Native to China.
Uses and Parts Used
Bark tea used for diarrhea, dysentery, leukorrhea, and tapeworm.
Contains several anti-malarial compounds. Large doses are potentially poisonous.