Sapium sebiferum: Sapium, Latin name for a resinous pine (trees in this genus have a sticky sap, though they are obviously not pines); sebiferum for 'tallow-bearing,' referring to waxy covering around seeds which can be used to make candles.
Tiny yellow flowers in tassel-like spikes. Attracts bees.
Heart-shaped leaves, similar to poinsettia.
Waxy seed covering used to make candles and soap. Trees also give off milky sap, typical of Euphorbiaceae.