name botanical:Ptelea trifoliata
other name:Stinking Ash
other name:Wafer Ash
height:up to 5 m (16 ft)
The leaf is composed of 3 single leaflets. The individual leaves are ovate, dark green and glossy on the upper leaf surface. The leaves smell when it grinds between the fingers.
blossom color:whitish / yellowish
Small greenish-white flowers in bunches at the branch end.
Wingnut: The fruit is just flat and round in the autumn, three wings are formed. The fruit remains in winter adherent and also looks good as winter decoration in the house.
The branches are greenish to brown and hairy. The buds are small, round, hairy and spreading.
bark:The bark is brown and slightly structured.
location:sun to half-shade