White Ash

  • Leaves


  • Bark


  • Flowers


  • Seed Pods

    Seed Pods

  • Tree



    • Latin (scientific) name: Fraxinus americana
    • Height: 131.6 feet*
    • Circumference: 14 feet*
    • The height and circumference measurements listed here are for the largest-known white ash tree in Atlanta and throughout the state of Georgia. This state champion tree is located in Louise G. Howard 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 "Galleries" under the bark

    • Photo Credits:

      Tree: Richard Webb, bugwood.org
      Bark: Bruce Marlin, CirrusImage.com
      Leaves: Wanda Rice, American Mountaineering Club-New Hampshire Chapter
      Flowers: T. Davis Sydnor, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
      Fruit: Paul Wray, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org

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