Towson University - MidAtlantic - Ailanthus altissima - 2011

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Collection of locations of Ailanthus altissima in the mid-Atlantic region, with DNA samples and photographs. Notice that there are several records that are observations because DNA sampling was unsuccessful.

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invasive plants; invasive species; introduced plants; introduced species; invasive trees; DNA; photography; Occurrence; Specimen


Matthew Hansen
  • Originator
Graduate Research Assistant
Towson University
8000 York Road, Smith 200
21252-0001 Towson
Annie Simpson
  • Metadata Provider
Biologist and Information Scientist
Core Science Analytics and Synthesis Program
U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, MS 302
20192 Reston
Roland Roberts
  • Point Of Contact
  • Principal Investigator
Towson University Herbarium (BALT)
8000 York Road, Smith 200
21252-0001 Towson

Geographic Coverage

includes records in the states of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and Massachusetts.

Bounding Coordinates South West [35.34, -81.19], North East [41.95, -70.33]

Taxonomic Coverage

Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle

Species Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle (Tree of heaven)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2011-01-01 / 2011-12-31

Project Data

No Description available

Title DNA samples and photographic vouchers for Ailanthus altissima from Massachusetts to North Carolina in 2011
Funding Towson University
Study Area Description Along roadsides from North Carolina to Massacusetts.
Design Description Collection of tissues for DNA analysis and photographic vouchers.

The personnel involved in the project:

Matthew Hansen
  • Principal Investigator

Collection Data

Collection Name Towson University Herbarium
Collection Identifier BALT
Parent Collection Identifier Towson University

Additional Metadata

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Alternative Identifiers d433c1e8-c5d7-4c0a-90f8-a0cb3c4faa8b