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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Fraxinus profunda   FAMILY Oleaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fraxinus profunda   FAMILY Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 153-01-003:
Fraxinus tomentosa   FAMILY Oleaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pumpkin Ash


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image of Fraxinus profunda, Pumpkin Ash

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_frmi2_001_lvd

        

image of Fraxinus profunda, Pumpkin Ash

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_frpr_001_lvd

        

image of Fraxinus profunda, Pumpkin Ash

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_frpr_004_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Fraxinus profunda   FAMILY Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fraxinus profunda   FAMILY Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 153-01-003:
Fraxinus tomentosa   FAMILY Oleaceae

 

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2571

Tree
Perennial
Usually dioecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: swamps, especially along blackwater rivers and streams and in freshwater tidal wetlands (as along the James, Pamunkey, Mattaponi, and Rappahannock rivers in e. VA), also in brownwater bottomlands; common (rare in Piedmont and Mountains), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 7-9 leaflets
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Usually unisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-merous
Synsepalous calyx, lobes obsolete or nearly so
Petals absent

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Samara

 

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