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Fraxinus americana

Fraxinus americana L.

Fraxinus americana L. var. biltmoreana (Beadle) J. Wright ex Fernald

Fraxinus americana L. var. crassifolia Sarg.

Fraxinus americana L. var. curtissii (Vasey) Small

Fraxinus americana L. var. juglandifolia (Lam.) Rehder

Fraxinus americana L. var. microcarpa A. Gray

Fraxinus biltmoreana Beadle

White Ash, American Ash

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyOleaceaeTemperate climate shrubs, trees and a few vines, include forsythia, ash, jasmine, privet, olive, lilac, and many others
GenusFraxinusThe classical Latin name for ash
Speciesamericana“Of or from America”

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Fraxinus americana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Nov 2013.

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Fraxinus americana (White Ash, American Ash)

6/13/2011 · Great Falls State Park, Washington, DC
≈ 3½ × 2½' (1.2 × 0.8 m) ID is uncertain

Fraxinus americana (White Ash, American Ash)

6/13/2011 · Great Falls State Park, Washington, DC
≈ 3½ × 2½' (1.2 × 0.8 m) ID is uncertain

Fraxinus americana (White Ash, American Ash)

8/9/2012 · Beaver Brook Assn Conservation Lands, Big Tree Trail, Hollis, NH
≈ 21 × 31" (52 × 78 cm)

Fraxinus americana (White Ash, American Ash)

8/9/2012 · Beaver Brook Assn Conservation Lands, Big Tree Trail, Hollis, NH
≈ 9 × 14" (23 × 35 cm)

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