Fraxinus Caroliniana
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Fraxinus Caroliniana

Fraxinus caroliniana
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Fraxinus
Section: Fraxinus sect. Melioides
F. caroliniana
Binomial name
Fraxinus caroliniana
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Natural range of Fraxinus caroliniana

Fraxinus caroliniana, the pop ash, Florida ash, swamp ash, Carolina ash, or water ash, is a species of ash tree native from Cuba through the subtropical southeastern United States from southern Virginia to Texas. It was originally described by the botanist Philip Miller. It is a small tree about 40 ft. Leaves are compound, opposite, 7-12 in long, leaflets 5-7 in, ovate to oblong, coarsely serrate or entire, 3-6 in long, 2-3 in wide. Fruit is frequently 3-winged (samara) with flat seed portion; seed sometimes a bright violet color. It is the smallest of eastern North American ash species, wood light, soft, weak, 22 lbs./cu.ft. Typical to coastal swamps and subtropical lowlands.


  1. ^ Jerome, D., Westwood, M., Oldfield, S. & Romero-Severson (2016). "Fraxinus caroliniana ". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2017.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2017.

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