ash tree


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Noun1.ash tree - any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinusash tree - any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
ash - strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
Fraxinus Americana, white ash - spreading American ash with leaves pale green or silvery beneath and having hard brownish wood
Fraxinus caroliniana, swamp ash - small ash of swampy areas of southeastern United States
Fraxinus cuspidata, flowering ash - shrubby ash of southwestern United States having fragrant white flowers
Fraxinus dipetala, flowering ash - shrubby California ash with showy off-white flowers
common European ash, European ash, Fraxinus excelsior - tall ash of Europe to the Caucasus having leaves shiny dark-green above and pale downy beneath
Fraxinus latifolia, Fraxinus oregona, Oregon ash - timber tree of western North America yielding hard light wood; closely related to the red ash
basket ash, black ash, brown ash, Fraxinus nigra, hoop ash - vigorous spreading North American tree having dark brown heavy wood; leaves turn gold in autumn
flowering ash, Fraxinus ornus, manna ash - southern Mediterranean ash having fragrant white flowers in dense panicles and yielding manna
downy ash, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, red ash - smallish American tree with velvety branchlets and lower leaf surfaces
blue ash, Fraxinus quadrangulata - ash of central and southern United States with bluish-green foliage and hard brown wood
Fraxinus texensis, mountain ash - low-growing ash of Texas
Fraxinus tomentosa, pumpkin ash - timber tree of central and southeastern United States having hairy branchlets and a swollen trunk base
Arizona ash, Fraxinus velutina - small shrubby ash of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico
ash-key - winged seed of the ash tree
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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While Silas and Eppie were seated on the bank discoursing in the fleckered shade of the ash tree, Miss Priscilla Lammeter was resisting her sister's arguments, that it would be better to take tea at the Red House, and let her father have a long nap, than drive home to the Warrens so soon after dinner.
All this was heard distinctly by the curate and those with him, and as it seemed to them to be uttered close by, as indeed it was, they got up to look for the speaker, and before they had gone twenty paces they discovered behind a rock, seated at the foot of an ash tree, a youth in the dress of a peasant, whose face they were unable at the moment to see as he was leaning forward, bathing his feet in the brook that flowed past.
Soon we could see the broken, grassy clay cliffs which indicated the windings of the stream, and the glittering tops of the cottonwoods and ash trees that grew down in the ravine.
A mature ash tree showing the first signs of ash dieback and (inset) evidence of the disease in a young ash sapling
WE'VE got a huge ash tree on the edge of the garden.
The ash tree harvest is a proactive measure for impending damage from the Emerald Ash Borer.
Q: Our ash tree has lost its leaves on several branches, and those branches have died and, in some cases, fallen off the tree.
If you have suspicions about an ash tree do not attempt to control the disease yourself but alert firstly the Fera Plant Health and Seeds Inspectorate (PHSI) if the tree has been planted in the last few years and secondly the Forestry Commission for established trees.
Ash tree dieback is caused by a fungus called Chalara fraxinea, the spores of which are spread by the wind, travelling distances of up to 30 miles.
The beetle spends much of its early life feeding under the bark of the ash tree, so that by the time it is detected, it is usually too late to save an infested tree.
The ash tree shoots are rather sharply divided into short (1-5 cm) and long ones up to 1 m in length.