There don't appear to be any leaves yet, and there are clusters of flowers or seeds which are light brown. Picture taken March 12 in St. Louis.
Here is a link that might be useful: robinia pods
Boxelder generally shows opposite branching.
Here is a link that might be useful: Boxelder
I thought Ailanthus as well. There were trees in PA that at winter's end were loaded with the brown seed pods as shown in the photo.
Yes, I know and I could not rule out from the picture that it did or didn't have opposite branching.
"Yes, I know and I could not rule out from the picture that it did or didn't have opposite branching."
That was meant for the OP more than anyone else since he/she
can compare and decide for themselves.
This post was edited by saltcedar on Sun, Mar 17, 13 at 8:43