@BrianDilkes @MortonArboretum to paraphrase another friend, who is a horticulturalist who does stuff with like asterids says "it is incredibly invasive; and smells of burnt peanut butter."

He works for one of the largest botanical gardens in one of the five biggest boroughs of New York City
@BrianDilkes @MortonArboretum He also remarked, "we've been systematically removing them (among other non-natives) from our old growth forest [f]or years. I don't remember if they are allopathic."

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