name botanical:Fraxinus nigra
family:Olive family (Oleaceae)
height:up to 25 m (82 ft)
The leaves of Black ash are green, up to 20 cm (7.9 in) long and odd-pinnate with 5-9 single leaves. The leaflets are ovate. The leaf margin is serrated.
The whitish-green bloom conditions are formed as lateral panicles, which sprout just before the leaves.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The paired samaras are about 4 cm (1.6 in) long.
The branches are gray, thick, smooth with conspicuous black and pointed buds. The branches have distinct leaf scars.
bark:The bark is also in young trees gray, thick and corky.
root:Shallow-rooting plant With branched fine roots
location:Sun to half-shade
soil:permeable soil, moisture-loving
ph value:acid - alkaline
floodplains, single tree