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Digital Herbaria

Fraxinus velutina

Fraxinus velutina Torr.

Arizona Ash, Velvet Ash, Desert Ash, Leatherleaf Ash, Smooth Ash, Modesto Ash, Toumey Ash, Standley Ash

Oleaceae (Olive Family)

USDA Symbol: FRVE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Fraxinus velutina

Arizona Ash


Location: 45 m east of Harry Wurzback Road, on south side of Oakwell Court--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Part shade; above average moisture; deep, alkaline, alluvial soil.

Description: A horticultural escape. Stout tree, 6 m tall, with rounded crown. Leaves petiolate. Leaflets in 3's, 4's, 5's, slightly dentate, thin. Flowers/fruit not present.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 22, 1987
Specimen number: 156

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0334
Accession Date: May 8, 1993
Accession Number: 27

Annotations: SXXXB

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