Southern Canada to Texas, eastern U.S. to Minnesota; greatest range for a native ash.
Pyramidal in youth, becoming an open, upright oval; not rounded as F. americana. Fast growth rate.
Well-drained soil in full sun; tolerant of light shade, drought and poor soils. Will grow in wet soils
A native tree popular as a street tree, for parks, commercial areas, and golf courses because it's extremely adaptable and cold hardy.
Opposite, pinnately compound, 5-9 ovate to lanceolate leaflets of equal size. Leaflets 2 to 5 inches long, normally serrate margins. More lanceolate than F. am:Yellow
Buds are rounded, dark-brown, set above leaf scar. Leaf scar straight at top.
Glossy-downy greenish brown
Reddish purple flowers; not ornamentally important
Samara, 1 to 2 inches long.
Seed. Cultivars are budded.
'Marshall's Seedless' - Male tree with shiny dark-green foliage. Good yellow fall color.
'Summit' - Good yellow fall color.