Fraxinus caroliniana

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Water ash or Swamp ash
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Fraxinus
Species: F. caroliniana
Binomial name
Fraxinus caroliniana
Mill.
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Natural range of Fraxinus caroliniana

Fraxinus caroliniana, commonly known as the Pop ash, Florida ash, Swamp ash, or Water ash, is a species of ash tree native to Cuba and the southeastern United States from Virginia to Texas. It was originally described by the botanist Philip Miller. It is a small tree about 40 ft. Leaves are compound, opposite, 7–12 in long, leaflets 5–7 in, ovate to oblong, coarsely serrate or entire, 3–6 in long, 2–3 in wide. Fruit is frequently 3-winged (samara) with flat seed portion; seed sometimes a bright violet color. Of little value, smallest and valuable of eastern ash species, wood light, soft, weak, 22 lbs/cu/ft. Typical to coastal swamps.