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Oregon ash

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Oregon ash in winter
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Oregon ash opposite branching Oregon ash new leaves

Fraxinus latifolia

Deciduous Tree

Height: 70 ft.

Availability: Medium

Growing ease: Medium

Moisture req.: moist - wet

Exposure req.: sun - part shade


Plant description:

Interesting compound leaves and opposite branching. Great for revegetating wet areas. Attractive yellow fall color. Used by wildlife for food and shelter. Male and female plants.

Keywords: butterflies, fast, fire-resistant , upright, yellow

Articles that mention this plant: Deer resistant plants, Guidance for Shoreline Plantings

Plans that use this plant:Wet, sunny