Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


581

Tree
Perennial
Usually dioecious

Native & non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Samara

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Fraxinus spp.   FAMILY Oleaceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fraxinus spp.   FAMILY Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 153-01-000:
Fraxinus spp.   FAMILY Oleaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Ash


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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmfraxinus_and1

March    Anderson County    SC

picture of Fraxinus spp., image of Fraxinus spp.

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmfraxinus_and2b

March    Anderson County    SC

Flowers purplish, 1/4" long, in compound clusters on previous year's growth, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.