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Chinese tallowtree

Sapium sebiferum

Ozone injury usually appears as black or purple spots (stipple), yellow or white bleached spots (chlorotic mottle, needle tip burn), or leaf browning (necrosis). Ozone may also cause premature leaf drop (senescence).


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Healthy Chinese Tallowtree Plant
Courtesy, USDA PLANTS Database

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Chinese tallowtree Leaf with Ozone Injury
Courtesy, Dr. Donald D. Davis Penn State University
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Chinese tallowtree Leaf with Ozone Injury
Courtesy, Dr. Donald D. Davis Penn State University

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Chinese tallowtree Leaves with Ozone Injury
Courtesy, Dr. Donald D. Davis Penn State University
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