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Circular1204: Help Protect Florida's Natural Areas from Non-Native Invasive Plants

Figure 15. Chinaberry (Melia azederach) occurs primarily in disturbed areas such as rights-of-way and fencerows and has begun invading floodplain hammocks, marshes, and upland woods, particularly in north Florida. It is listed as FLEPPC Category I, its use has been discouraged by the FNGLA.