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Water ash, Carolina ash, Pop ash Fraxinus caroliniana
Copyright by: Susan Trammell
General Landscape Uses:
Water gardens and along pond and lake edges.
Grown by one or two native plant nurseries in South Florida.
Description: Small to medium tree with an open, rounded crown. Trunk often short, to nearly 12 inches in diameter, but usually much small in South Florida. Bark light gray, blotched. Leaves temperate deciduous, compound, dark green above, about 7-12 inches long.
Dimensions: Typically 15-30 feet in height in South Florida; to 58 feet in Florida. Often as broad as tall.
Growth Rate: Moderate.
Southeastern United States west to Texas and south to Martin County and the Monroe County mainland. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.