Identify a broadleaf tree

Group 8

Ashes

Leaves in opposite pairs; simple or compound

Leaflets stalkless, hairless

  • Black ash

Leaflets coarsely toothed, on stalks; twigs with 4 conspicuous ridges

  • Blue ash
  • Blue ash

Leaflets on stalks, lightly toothed in the upper portion; twigs, leaves and flower stalks almost hairless

  • Green ash

Leaflets prominently toothed, on stalks

  • Northern red ash

Pacific Coast tree; entire leaflets densely hairy on the lower surface

  • Oregon ash

Tree found in a few locations at the west end of Lake Erie; entire leaflets densely hairy on the lower surface

  • Pumpkin ash

Leaflets on stalks, toothed in the upper portion; twigs and lower surface of leaves hairy

  • Red ash
  • Red ash

Leaflets completely hairless

  • White ash
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