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Trees/Ash tree or not?


Pothen wrote at 2014-09-12 01:27:28
Based on your description and your photograph, this is almost certainly an Amur corktree (Phellodendron amurense).  It is an asian native that grows very well in southern Ontario and most of the continental United States.  

Phil Pothen, Juris Doctor, Master of Landscape Architecture, B.A. (Landscape Ecology)



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