Eucalyptus fraxinoides, the White Ash is a eucalyptus tree of mountain country of south eastern New South Wales. Eucalyptus fraxinoides is a medium to large tree, usually 20 to 40 metres tall, sometimes with a leaning trunk. The trunk is marked with broad descending coppery coloured scribbles...
Fraxinus americana (White Ash or American Ash) is a species of Fraxinus native to eastern North America
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found in mesophytic hardwood
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s from Nova Scotia
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west to Minnesota
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, south to northern Florida
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, and southwest to eastern Texas
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The name White Ash derives from the glaucous
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undersides of the leaves. It is similar in appearance to the Green Ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanica is a species of ash native to eastern and central North America, from Nova Scotia west to southeastern Alberta and eastern Colorado, south to northern Florida, and southwest to eastern Texas....
, making identification difficult.