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White Ash
(Fraxinus americana)

  • Deciduous

  • Height: 60-7- feet

  • Trunk Diameter: 15-30 inches

  • Bark: deep furrows and is a dark brown or deep gray

  • Leaves: opposite, 8-12 inches long with usually 7 leaves on a branch

  • Fruit: long and skinny seeds

  • The wood of this tree is strong and is used to make tool handles, oars, furniture

  • Indigenous name: akomahq


For additional information click the link to the Forest Trees of Maine
put out by the Maine Forest Service.

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