Green Ash

  • Bark

    Bark

  • Flowers

    Flowers

  • Seed Pods

    Seed Pods

  • Leaves

    Leaves

  • Tree

    Tree

    Specifications

    • Latin (scientific) name: Fraxinus pennsylvanica
    • Height: 111 feet
    • Circumference: 11-1/2 feet
    • The height and circumference measurements listed here are for the largest-known green ash tree in Atlanta. This tree is located in Cascade Springs park.

    • Annoyance factors:

      The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). This insect has killed most of the ash trees in the northern United States and is working its way to the South. The Emerald Ash Borer Information Network website has helpful, up-to-date information and a lengthy fact sheet.

      Emerald Ash Borer

      Emerald Ash Borer

      Insect Size

      Insect Size

      EAB

      EAB "Galleries" under the bark

    • Photo Credits:

      Tree: Steven J. Baskauf, Vanderbilt University Bioimages
      Bark: Steven J. Baskauf, Vanderbilt University Bioimages
      Leaves: Keith Kanoti, Maine Forest Service, Bugwood.org
      Flowers: Steven J. Baskauf, Vanderbilt University Bioimages
      Fruit: Steven J. Baskauf, Vanderbilt University Bioimages

      Insect (1): DCNR.state.pa.us
      Insect (2): ci.lenexa.ks.us
      EAB galleries: HTStreecare.com