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FSU Tag Line
 

Simaroubaceae

(The Quassia Family)

 

Family Description:

This family consists of trees and shrubs usually having alternate, estipulate, and pinnately compound leaves. The flowers are small and often 5-merous; the fruits are drupes or samaras in most cases.  Parts of these plants are known for their bitterness.

Plants in Family:

Ailanthus altissima - - -