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Photo courtesy of USFWS William Finley National Wildlife Refuge.

Oregon ash

Scientific name
Fraxinus latifolia
Plant Family
Leaves are opposite, pinnately compound with 5 to 7 leaflets. The flowers are inconspicuous, yellow or greenish and emerge before the leaves. Found in moist areas.
Identification Hints

Leaves are opposite, pinnately compound with 5 to 7 leaflets. The flowers are inconspicuous, yellow or greenish and emerge before the leaves. Found in moist areas.

Did You Know?

Oregon ash is mainly found along the west coast, in Oregon, Washington, and California. It is the only native species of the genus Fraxinus in the Pacific Northwest. The fruits of this tree are dry, flat samaras (wing-like fruits) that are approximately 1 to 2 inches in length.

States
CA, OR, WA