PlantsFlowering PlantsSpurge, Euphorbia & kinChinese Tallow Tree — Genus Triadica
Tree. Leaves alternate. No petals. Flowering Aug-Nov.
Chinese Tallow Tree
Chinese Tallow Tree —  Sapium sebifera [1,2]
A cultivated tree that thrives in warm climates, where it can be very invasive. In north Texas with cooler winters, it will escape cultivation less frequently. Synonymous with Sapium sebiferum.
Evidence that species is found in Texas:
  1. USDA Plants Database, advanced search for Texas plants from the United States Department of Agriculture.
  2. Rick's iNaturalist observations, nature observations of Richard K. Murphy. Identifications are not necessarily confirmed by other users.