Green Ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Twigs: Broad , stubby, rusty brown
Fruit: Brownish gray, stout, smooth, with light spots
Bark: Finlely furrowed,dark gray; inner barck creamy tan.
The Tree: Slow growing tree in early life, it is very hardy and persistent.It is one of the last trees to leaf out in the spring and first to drop its leaves in the fall, it is one of the best shade trees and one of the best sehterbelt trees.
Wildlife Value: Good to excellent, fall food (seeds, buds, twigs, foliage) source and cover to many wildlife, including waterfowl, upland game, song birds, fur bearers, game animals, small mammals, and hoofed browsers.
Disease Problem: Emerald Ash Borer
Identify the Beetle that causes Emerald Ash Borer and signs and symptoms of the disease