*Aralia elata (Miquel) Seemann. Phen: Late Jul-Aug; Aug-Sep. Hab: Suburban woodlands. Dist: Native of Japan. Naturalizing in ne. North America at least as far south as NJ, DE, se. PA, MD, DC, and n. VA.
Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia
Other Comments: See Moore, Glenn, & Ma (2009) for detailed information on this alien species and its naturalization in the northeastern United States.
Synonymy: = Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Moore, Glenn, & Ma (2009); = n/a – C, F, G, RAB