Green Ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica MarshallSynonyms: Fraxinus darlingtonii,  Fraxinus lanceolata,  Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. subintegerrima,  Fraxinus smallii.

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Common in wet woods of swamps and river plains.

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Host plant for various butterfly species including Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.

Host plant for various moth species including American Dagger Moth and Banded Tussock Moth (Database of World's Lepidopteran Host Plants).

There are 133 records in the project database.

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Green Ash in in fruit Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/20/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Green Ash in Talbot Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Seedpods of Green Ash in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/22/2012). Note how the wings of the seed extend down towards the base of the seed. This is a good identification point for separating this species from White Ash. White Ash seedpod wings do not extend far from the apex of the seed. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Green Ash in Kent Co., Maryland (6/7/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Flowers of a Green Ash in Columbus, Ohio (4/11/2010). Photo by Robert Klips. (MBP list)

Green Ash in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/19/2013). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Green Ash with fruit in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/24/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Green Ash in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/22/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Green Ash in Charles Co., Maryland (5/11/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Green Ash in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/22/2012). In autumn Green Ash leaves almost always turn yellow. This is a good way to separate this species from Pumpkin Ash which also is found in wet woods. Pumpkin Ash leaves turn reddish purple in fall. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Green Ash in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/13/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)


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