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Fraxinus americanaFraxinus americana

white ash

Photograph(s) by*: UWI KJS

Characteristics

Height: 50-100'
Spread: 50-75'
Flowers: Apr.-May; deep purple
Fruit: Aug.-Feb.; tan brown; winged
Fall color: yellow, maroon

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 5-7.5
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

moist upland slopes, valleys, coves, and bottomlands

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird Waterfowl Small mammal Beneficial insect *

Notes

fast growth; fall color



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1249.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004