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American White Ash

Fraxinus americana L.

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Fraxinus americana (American White Ash) is a species of tree in the family Oleaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Western North America, The Contiguous United States, Eastern North America, Canada, United States, and North America. They have compound, broad leaves, yellow flowers, and samara. Individuals can grow to 30 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030099
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, dry mesocarp, and dry endocarp that are elongated into a wing-like structure.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of American white ash. View this species on GBIF