large tree, field edge, thick dark grey bark, glaucous underside of leaves
Please help! I'm not even sure if I'm in the right genus. Deep wine colored leaves in this and another specimen I recently logged. Understory of bottomland hardwood forest.
Location: Off to right side of path in some hedges growing along the right side of the path.
Description: Small tree, sparse branching.
Associated species: white pine (Pinus strobus), northern red oak (Quercus rubra), white oak (Q. alba), sugar maple (Acer saccharum), red maple (A. rubrum), yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis)
Collection number: 25
Las hojas se están cayendo y las pocas hojas que le quedan están cambiando de color a un color verde amarillento.
Las hojas se están cayendo y las pocas hojas que quedan están cambiando de color a un color amarillento.
Brilliant color, different from another suspected ash only 1/2 mile away.
The leaves are opposite each other, so that's my one clue this may be an ash. If so, ash trees are really colorful this fall.
Found growing in the floodplain.
Tree about 2.5 m tall, bark with moss and unknown liana traveling up trunk, leaves pinnately compound, leaflets tend to be a bit clustered to terminal end of stems.
The brilliant color caught my eye. I've not noticed this species in the bottomland of Stewart Creek before.
Fraxinus /ˈfræksɨnəs/ is a genus of flowering plants in the olive and lilac family, Oleaceae. It contains 45–65 species of usually medium to large trees, mostly deciduous though a few subtropical species are evergreen. The tree's common English name, ash, goes back to the Old English æsc, while the generic name originated in Latin. Both words also meant "spear" in their respective languages. The leaves are opposite (rarely in whorls of three), and mostly pinnately compound,...