Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
You may also want to check Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of North Carolina
Read more about Green Ash at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Green Ash, Red Ash
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April Greenville County SC
Flowers [male pictured] individually inconspicuous but in prominent clusters, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.
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April Pickens County SC
Top margin of leaf scar shallowly notched to nearly straight, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.
COMPARE leaf scars of Ash species
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June Greenville County SC
Lake Conestee Nature Park
Note the two large "eye spots" on this click beetle (Alaus oculatus).
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July Oconee County SC
Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District
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Fruit very narrow, wing extending about half the length of elongate seed, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.
COMPARE samaras of Ash species
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October Greenville County SC
Leaves with 7 or 9 leaflets, glabrous, green on both sides, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Odd-pinnately compound: 7-11 leaflets
Synsepalous calyx, lobes obsolete or nearly so
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee p290
- Landscaping with Native Trees p114
- Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide p254
- Trees of the Southeastern United States p058
- Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge p04
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p146