Green Ash Tree (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

  • Broadleafed
  • Deciduous

The green ash tree is a medium sized tree found throughout all but the far western regions of the U.S. and Canda, and grows to about 70 feet in height. As a ‘true’ species of ash (Fraxinus), green ash trees should be protected from potential emerald ash borer infestations.

  • Alternate Common Name: None
  • Average Height: Green ash is a medium sized tree, growing 70 feet in height.
  • Average Width: No data
  • Leaf Description: The green ash tree has pinnately compound leaves with 7-9 elliptically shaped leaflets that are elliptical in shape. Green and shiny from above and slightly hairy and lighter from below.
  • Bark Description: Ashy gray in color, with ridges forming obvious diamonds.
  • Twig Description: Stout to medium twigs with green brown color.
  • Flowering: Female fowers appear loose, as moss attached to the tips of twigs, male flowers are in tighter clusters.
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed
  • Comments: For additional help in identifying ash trees, see Ash Tree Identification

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