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White Ash Fraxinus americana (Oleaceae) HEIGHT to 30m <br />
Broadly columnar deciduous tree. BARK Grey-brown, intricately ridged. BRANCHES Upright, with straight shoots. LEAVES Leaflets smooth above and white beneath; blades do not continue down the petiole. Autumn colour is unreliable (in our region) but can be impressive, with purple-bronze leaves. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Similar to Ash. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native to E North America, planted here occasionally.
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White Ash Fraxinus americana (Oleaceae) HEIGHT to 30m
Broadly columnar deciduous tree. BARK Grey-brown, intricately ridged. BRANCHES Upright, with straight shoots. LEAVES Leaflets smooth above and white beneath; blades do not continue down the petiole. Autumn colour is unreliable (in our region) but can be impressive, with purple-bronze leaves. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Similar to Ash. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native to E North America, planted here occasionally.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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