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Fraxinus anomala Torr. ex S. Watson
USDA Symbol: FRAN2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Shrub or small tree with short trunk and rounded crown of stout, curved branches.
Singleleaf Ash is common in Grand Canyon National Park. As the scientific name suggests, this species is distinct in its genus, which is characterized by pinnately compound leaves.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Tree Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr
, WY Native Distribution:
W. Colorado to e. California, Arizona, and extreme nw. New Mexico; usually at 2000-6500 (610-1981 m); in California to 11,000 (3353 m). Native Habitat:
Dry canyons and hillsides including rocky slopes in upper desert; woodland and Ponderosa Pine forest.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff