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.
While trying to land, the two-seater Luscombe aircraft crashed into the ash tree at Gwanas Fawr near Dolgellau.
During summer, adult emerald ash borers emerge from small "D" shaped holes in ash tree trunks and begin eating the tree's leaves.
Over five years, the ash tree removal program will cover about 18,000 miles of power line rights-of-way in the Penelec service area, with the expected removal of more than 200,000 affected ash trees.
Police were called to Ash Tree Hotel in The Crescent, Linthorpe, at 9.
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It also allows communities to map and inventory ash tree locations using a smartphone, tablet, or computer.
Synopsis: "The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees" is the story of how one frigid winter morning, Robert Penn lovingly selected an ash tree and cut it down.
Defra Lords spokesman Lord Gardiner said: "We want to guarantee the graceful ash tree continues to have a place in our environment for centuries to come, and this vital work is a major step towards ensuring just that.