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Can anyone ID this tree for me?

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Thanks.

Brian
 
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Chinaberry (Melia azederach). Considered an invasive exotic in the Southeast, it does not spread as aggressively in the West. It is a relative of Neem, and I have read that various parts are to different degrees insect-repellent. The fruits are toxic.
 
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Ugh, that's .... unfortunate.
 
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They DO coppice well (as you can see from the photo) so if you have the room to spare and a need for small poles, it may be worth keeping around.
 
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