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Fraxinus dipetala Hook. & Arn.
California ash, Two-petal ash, California flowering ash
USDA Symbol: frdi2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Shrub or small tree with showy white flowers composed of 2 petal-like lobes.
This species is characterized by the white corolla with 2 long, narrow lobes divided almost into 2 separate petals. It is planted as on ornamental shrub for the showy white flowers.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Tree Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May
AZ , CA , NV , UT Native Distribution:
California; also in N. Baja California; to 3500 (1067 m). Native Habitat:
Dry slopes in foothills, chaparral, and woodland. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
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Record Modified: 2009-02-20
Research By: TWC Staff