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Oleaceae -- Olive family

    Peyton W. Owston

    Oregon ash (Fraxinus latifolia) is the only native species  of Fraxinus in the Pacific Northwest. It is commonly  found in riparian habitats and is not managed for timber  production. This tree may reach the age of 250 years and is fast  growing the first third of those years, then grows slowly. The  seeds are eaten by birds and squirrels. The wood is most used as  fuelwood.


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Peyton W. Owston

Source: Silvics of North America

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