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Black Ash

Ojibwe Name:


Scientific Name:

Fraxinus nigra

Significance in Ojibwe Cultures:


How to Identify the Leaves:

"A smaller tree with a narrow crown, it has light grey bark that is soft and cork-like when young, becoming scaly with age. Oval leaflets on a central stalk are deep green and hairless. Full leaves, as opposed to single leaflets, tend to drop in the fall."

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