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Oregon Ash

Fraxinus latifolia




First Noted by Expedition
November 30, 1805, near Astoria, Oregon.
 

Description
Tree with long, straight trunk and usually narrow, dense crown. Leaves generally 5-12 in (13-30 cm) long. Height: 80 ft (24 m). Diameter: 2 ft (0.6 m).
 

Habitat
Wet soils along streams and in canyons; with red alder, black cottonwood, willows, and Oregon white oak.
 

Range
Western Washington, western Oregon, and south in Coast Ranges and Sierra Nevada to central California; to 5,500 ft (1,676 m).
 

Note
Oregon ash is the only ash native to the Northwest.

Species information from enature.com
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