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Green Ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Distinguishing Features: Single-winged seeds in sparse clusters
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: 60 to 70 feet tall, 45 feet wide, oval, upright crown
  • Leaf: Opposite leaf arrangement, odd pinnately compound, decidious leaves, each with 5-9 leaflets. Oval to oblong-lanceolate leaflets (3-4 inches long). Leaflets are medium green above and below, yellow fall color
  • Flower: Dioecious, Clusters of apetulous green to reddish-purple male and female flowers
  • Bark: Gray-brown bark develops distinctive diamond-shaped ridging on mature trees
  • Fruit or Seed: Samaras are 1 to 2 inches long and narrow, winged, paddle-shaped, color changes from green to tan as they mature
  • Other:
Green Ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanica leaf
Green Ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanica fruit