Plant Form: Small to medium size deciduous tree.
Size: Up to 10 m tall, usually 2-5 m.
Stem: Grey with vertical markings.
Leaves: Bright green and greyish underneath, alternate on branches, consist of 9-15 lance or egg shaped leaflets with single leaflet at end of branch. Change to red in winter.
Flowers: Creamy white to yellowish green, clustered into flowering heads.
Fruit and Seeds: Pale brown, round to egg shaped to 1 cm diameter with hard central stone.
Habitat: Roadsides, wasteland, woodland edges.
Distinguishing Features: Distinguished from similar trees mainly by the single end leaflet and leaves going red in winter.
Impacts: All parts of plant toxic and can cause severe allergic reactions.