19 Aug 2014.
Pine Run Reservoir, Bucks Co, PA.
Found in woods near a lake.
Tall, skinny, hardwood, palmate leaf, ID by JR
Beautiful little swamp on saddle.
scattered in the Fagus sylvatica wood
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,...