Pumpkin ash

  • Latin name: Fraxinus profunda (Bush) Bush
  • French name: Frêne pubescent
  • Taxonomic Serial Number: 32934
Description

Leaves

  • Leaf - pumpkin ash

Form

  • Pinnately compound

Length

  • Leaves 45 cm
  • Leaflets up to 25 cm

Buds

Form

  • Terminal bud present

Flowers

Structure

  • Dioecious

Fruits

  • Fruit - pumpkin ash

Length

  • Up to 8 cm

Structure

  • Samara  

Bark

Form

  • Furrowed into diamond pattern

Colour

  • Grey

Size

Height

  • To 30 m  

Diameter

  • To 0.6 m

Habitat

Site

  • Usually occurs in wet places
  • Swamp forests and river bottoms

Range

Eastern United States; in Canada, in a few locations at the west end of Lake Erie

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