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Fraxinus dipetala Hook. & Arn.
California ash, Two-petal ash, California flowering ash
Synonym(s): Fraxinus dipetala var. trifoliolata, Fraxinus jonesii, Fraxinus trifoliata, Fraxinus trifoliolata
USDA Symbol: frdi2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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
, UT Native Distribution:
California; also in N. Baja California; to 3500 (1067 m). Native Habitat:
Dry slopes in foothills, chaparral, and woodland.
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
Record Last Modified: 2009-02-20
Research By: TWC Staff