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Silvical characteristics of white ash (Fraxinus americana)Author(s): Jonathan W. Wright
Source: Station Paper NE-123. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 19 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionWhite ash (Fraxinus americana L.) derives its common name from the white under-surface of the leaf; the white effect is created by microscopic papillae with a high light-reflecting capacity. The specific name americana was given to the species because of its range in America.
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CitationWright, Jonathan W. 1959. Silvical characteristics of white ash (Fraxinus americana). Station Paper NE-123. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 19 p.
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