Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
You may also want to check Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of North Carolina
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
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.