Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

Quick Facts

  • Popular wood in crafting electric guitars
  • Popular wood for baseball bats

 

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Leaves of Green Ash are opposite, pinnately compound, and have 5 to 9 leaflets which are dark green in color. It is a dioecious species, meaning the male and female flowers are on separate trees. Samaras hang in clusters from female trees. The young bark of Green Ash is usually flaky but a diamondback pattern appears on the bark after maturity.

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