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Fraxinus latifolia
Oregon ash

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest but also east in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California.

Habitat: Forest edge, thickets, prairie margins, and fields, generally where moist.

Flowers: March-May

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Fraxinus latifolia Benth.
Publication: Bot. Voy. Sulphur 33. 1844.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Fraxinus americana L. ssp. oregona (Nutt.) Wesm.
Fraxinus oregona Nutt.
Fraxinus oregona Nutt. var. latifolia (Benth.) Lingelsh.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Fraxinus latifolia in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Fraxinus latifolia checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Fraxinus latifolia information.

E-Flora BC: Fraxinus latifolia atlas page.

CalPhotos: Fraxinus latifolia photos.

USDA Plants: Fraxinus latifolia information.

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