[The Olive or Ash Family West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Oregon Ash

Fraxinus latifolia

Synonym: Fraxinus oregona

Close-up of the winged fruits and a pinnately compound leaf of Oregon Ash: Fraxinus latifolia (Synonym: Fraxinus oregona)

Oregon ash with its winged fruit well-formed and the pinnately compound leaf visible as seen along the Springwater Trail east of Gresham, OR between Palmblad Avenue and Rugg Road..............July 8, 2011.

Leaves and inflorescences of Oregon Ash: Fraxinus latifolia (Synonym: Fraxinus oregona) - Stem and bud of Oregon Ash: Fraxinus latifolia (Synonym: Fraxinus oregona) - Inflorescence of Oregon Ash: Fraxinus latifolia (Synonym: Fraxinus oregona) - Young leaf of Oregon Ash: Fraxinus latifolia (Synonym: Fraxinus oregona)

Several views of Oregon ash in bloom along the Springwater Trail between Gresham, OR and Boring, OR................May 21, 2011.

Oregon Ash: Fraxinus latifolia (Synonym: Fraxinus oregona)

Oregon ash with its winged fruit well-formed as seen along the Springwater Trail east of Gresham, OR between Palmblad Avenue and Rugg Road..............July 8, 2011.

Paul Slichter