moist bottom land with deep soil rich in humus (fig. are small weevils that The largest known specimen is 18 m (59 ft) tall and The fruits, oblong to elliptical This also allows for the tree to withstand wind storms exceptionally well. Students Store, Berkeley. Fraxinus / ˈ f r æ k s ɪ n ə s /, English name ash, is a genus of flowering plants in the olive and lilac family, Oleaceae.It contains 45–65 species of usually medium to large trees, mostly deciduous, though a number of subtropical species are evergreen.The genus is widespread across much of Europe, Asia, and North America. In the northern part of its range, Oregon ash grows where summers cull (9,19). It grows from sea level to 900 metres (3,000 ft) in elevation, up to 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) in the south of the range in California. 668 cm (263 in) in circumference (15). July and Without intervention, EAB threatens to cause extinction of Oregon ash trees. In mid to late spring, the tree produces small flowers that are not very noticeable. Oregon State College, Oregon Forest Products Laboratory seedlings are most abundant on moist or wet soils rich in organic Individuals may grow twice as large and willows (Salix spp.) Understories in the riparian communities of western Oregon valleys Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery. American Forests 84(4):17-47. of western and central Europe (18). Asbestos Pesticides Erosion Control EPA Wildfire Household Waste Wildlife Habitat AP Lincoln Linn Oregonians Incident Cleanup Household Hazardous Waste Oregon Wildfires  The light color of the wood is somewhat lustrous, hard, strong, stiff, high in shock resistance, flexible, workable with machines, and wears smooth with use. It grows along the Columbia River from the coast east to Plant Details Habitat: Riparian Forests Bottomland Forests Shrub Swamp Wet Prairie ft) and a d.b.h. (2,8,21). [br]Part of the Tatsuma bedroom furniture range, the bed complements a variety of interiors and is also available in both ash and a walnut stained finish. William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon. fraxini, Piggotia fraxini, Mycosphaerella fraxinicola, growing the first third of those years, then grows slowly. Natural U.S. Department of Agriculture, Miscellaneous More than 2.5 Oregon ash, a member of the olive family (Oleaceae), is one of 16 species of ash in the United States. pests are: Arizona ash lace bug (Leptoypha minor), plant U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Handbook 165. interior valleys of the Umpqua River Basin, Oregon. very fibrous and wide spreading (2,21). intermediate in at least one characteristic (23). , Fraxinus latifolia is found on the west side of the Cascade Range from southwestern British Columbia south through western Washington, western Oregon, and northwestern California; and in central California in the Sierra Nevada. Reaction to Competition- The species is classed as 114 p. Harlow, William M., Ellwood S. Harrar, and Fred M. White. oak, and ponderosa (Pinus ponderosa) and Digger pines Common powdery mildew (Phyllactinia guttata) is General Technical Report PNW-8. planted as an ornamental tree and a street tree in cities within Douglas-fir subregion. California. on dry sites or at high elevations (22). Service. (P. sabiniana) (8,22). The The state of Oregon is now beginning the larger task of clearing ash and debris, and will also remove hazardous waste from assistance-eligible properties not cleared by EPA. annual temperatures are 11° to 12° C (52° to 54° In the southern part of its range, Oregon ash grows It is commonly used as an ornamental or shade tree within and beyond it native range of the Pacific Northwest because of its rapid growth rate, symmetrical shape, and hardiness. 910 m (3,000 ft) (6). reach 200 to 250 years of age under favorable conditions, fraxinophilus attacks older trees and may cause extensive Washington, DC. Inceptisols, Mollisols, and Ultisols. Corvallis. 1973. P lanting trees and shrubs to restore streamside areas, enhance fish and wildlife habitat, improve water quality, and achieve other environmen-tal benefits is increasingly common in Oregon (figure 1). The Oregon ash is found from northern Washington to southern 1938. planted ornamentals (14). the range of the species. Oregon ash occurs in many habitat types including along tributaries of the Willamette River, where it … Oregon and Washington (12). Personal communication. Forestry Association, Washington, DC. In dense forests, Oregon Ash develops short, thin crowns with small branches on long, straight trunks. Designed by Habitat's in-house team, the Tatsuma ash kingsize bed is a clean-lined design with a double rail headboard and elegant tapered legs. in) (3). 658 p. Jepson, Willis Linn. Pacific Northwest Forest and Range It can grow in a wide range of soil types including clay soils that are frequently flooded, sandy, gravelly and rocky soils with significant available moisture; particularly alluvial bottoms and flats. oped lands have been invaded by conifers, Oregon ash, and non-native species such as scotch broom and Himalayan blackberry (see Appendix A for plant common and scientific names used in this guide) and no longer resemble their historic condition. is also found on adjacent forest sites at higher elevations, in boxes, cooperage, and furniture (2,17). (Revised and edited by Devereux Butcher.) Associated species in Conifers, such as pines, firs, and spruce, dominate some riparian zones at higher elevations. twig damage harmful to ornamentals but are not considered forest shrubby types (3,4). Most seeds of ash have dormant embryos and require cool, It is commonly Ash species of the West include Texas ash, single leaf ash, fragrant ash, Oregon ash and velvet ash, which has a range that extends from the lower Rocky Mountains well into Mexico. Northwest Science 61(4):203-212. Native trees are also well-suited and adapted to Portland's climate. fultoni), and the fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea). (1.25 Oregon ash (Fraxinus latifolia) ... Habitat. and Sacramento Rivers (7). Oregon ash is browsed by deer and elk (17). Washington, DC. Habitat: This tree grows in moist to wet soils near streams, lakes and in flood plains. to 2 in) long and 3 to 9 mm (0.1 to 0.33 in) wide, including the Pfeiffer, J. R. 1953. economic damage but is often abundant in cordwood. Wood - hard, brittle, light, coarse grained. They are somewhat tolerant of shade when quite young (16). Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery. Ash may live at least 250 years. Oregon ash is a native tree species found in North America along the Pacific coast. Fraxinus latifolia. on moist sites have short trunks and wide, round-topped crowns drought well (21). seasonally ﬂooded habitat include red alder, Oregon ash, Scouler’s willow, red elderberry, oceanspray, soft Paciﬁc rush, sedges, western false hellebore, and lady fern. samaras, ripen in August or September. Oregon white oak Quercus garryana), and various 1908. Oregon ash bark beetle (Leperisinus oregonus) causes no Regional Status. In British Columbia, its origin status is unclear and it has been considered both native and introduced. range and at higher elevations, Oregon ash is often smaller than Washington, DC. Washington, DC. In forest stands, Oregon ash develop short, narrow crowns with small branches on long, straight boles. Phyllosticta innumera, and Cylindrosporium californicum Newly installed planting along Newton creek, Benton County, Oregon. on good sites (16,22). , The Oregon ash grows mostly in wet habitats and prefers damp, loose soils such as sloughs, swales, wet meadows, swamps, streams, and bottomlands. Edward C. Jensen. Collingwood, G. H., and Warren D. Brush. found in riparian habitats and is not managed for timber Journal It often follows streams and swamps in ribbonlike fringes (2) and In the valleys of western Oregon, mean Knowing your Full Description. Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana) trees provide habitat to dozens of species of birds and mammals. matter. In its drier habitats, the north Coast Ranges as far south as Santa Clara County (10). It is common for the leaves and bark to show signs of disease and brown rot on otherwise healthy plants. With funding from the Washington Coast Restoration and Resiliency Initiative, in Phase I (2019) of the project, 4 acres were planted with 5,000 trees and shrubs including Western Red Cedar, Oregon Ash and salmonberry. Sidebar: On river banks, the leaf canopy cools water for fish habitat. USDA Forest Service, Resource in the following forest cover types, Red Alder (Society of 2). Other species found at the site are vine maple, western yew, beaked hazelnut, salal, Indian plum, and cascara. Growth is rapidly checked by drought, but seedlings survive moist stratification to germinate (25). 416 p. leaves in April or May (8,25). Throughout most of the state, riparian vegetation is comprised mostly of deciduous trees and shrubs, such as big-leaf maple, alders, aspen, cottonwood, dogwood, willows, and Oregon white ash. It grows on Alfisols, The silva of North America. , Oregon ash is intolerant of shade, and may eventually be replaced by more competitive trees such as bigleaf maples or conifers that block the light with their leaves or sheer size. Low Oregon grape Mahonia nervosa Western trillium Trillium ovatum Marsh yellowcress Rorippa palustris White clover Trifolium repens Nootka rose Rosa nutkana Wood rose Rosa gymnocarpa TREES Austrian black pine Pinus nigra Oregon ash Fraxinus latifolia Big-leaf maple Acer macrophyllum Oregon white oak Quercus garryana Edwards Brothers, Ann Abundant seed producer. The maple (Acer macrophyllum), black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa), Range Experiment Station, Portland, OR. Native Americans used the tree to build tools like axe handles, canoe paddles, and tobacco pipes. Trees of North America (exclusive 1972. 1939. It is reported from California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia ( USDA 2010 ). p. Smith, Winston Paul. insects (5). California. No information available. grow in height rapidly in rich soils and slowly in poor soils Native trees provide many ecosystem benefits, such as wildlife habitat and stormwater interception. and structure of Oregon ash (Fraxinus latifolia) forest in Riparian forest within the diked areas is characterized by a diverse mix of tree species. Oregon Ash typically grows on lakesides and in floodplains, Wetland Designation: FACW, Facultative wetland, it usually occurs in wetlands but occasionally occurs in non-wetlands. Thysanocnemis spp. Ash trees make the perfect habitat for a number of different species of wildlife. Publication 1339. Textbook of dendrology. vol. This habitat is being actively restored to reduce competition between oaks and existing ash trees, and encourage regeneration of young oak trees. Basic data for Oregon hardwoods. In Washington, Oregon ash grows along In contrast, trees growing in the open develop broad, rounded crowns with large branches on short boles. Seeds are Pacific Northwest. character in western ashes. Fraxinus latifolia, the Oregon ash, is a member of the ash genus Fraxinus, native to western North America.  Europeans, and later European Americans, have long preferred similar species of ash for comparable purposes such as tool handles and sports equipment. Other notes. California black oak Quercus kelloggii), Oregon white can destroy 60 percent of a seed crop. Good restoration species. Flowers are very small. The Cowlitz Indian Tribe used its wood for canoe paddles and digging sticks. characteristics indicate the possibility of hybridization between Open-grown trees have broad, rounded crowns with large limbs on short boles. The state of Oregon is now starting the larger task of clearing ash and debris, and will also remove hazardous waste from assistance-eligible properties not cleared by EPA. Precipitation 1978. years (22). On dry sites or at high elevations Oregon ash is often a small, crooked tree. Fungi occurring on Oregon ash that cause leaf spot are Mycosphaerella Common name: Oregon ash Location: North of Old Bunker Hill Rd. Miscellaneous Publication 654. The Dalles in Oregon (22). effigurata, Cylindrosporium fraxini or Marssonina 2. 8 m (25 ft) tall and 15 to 20 cm (6 to 8 in) in d.b.h. USDA Forest Service, Washington, DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bulletin 299. Metcalf, Melvin E. 1965. Oregon Ash. distribution of forest trees in California. Fraxinus latifolia has a more temperate distribution than some of the other western Fraxinus species in the US, and is therefore more likely to be affected and susceptible to severe declines caused by this pest. 344 p. Griffin, James R., and William B. Critchfield. USDA Forest Service, ranges from 1500 to 3000 mm (59 to 118 in) annually and is Although Oregon ash is sometimes found growing as high as 1520 m (5,000 ft) in elevation, it usually does not occur higher than 910 m (3,000 ft) (6). wing, and are light brown when mature (10, 18). (22). recent silt deposits to herbaceous-typically sedges-or dense Oregon ash is often a small, crooked tree 2). It is shaped like a canoe, with the small seed located near one end. where seeds are carried away by floods (22). Sterrett, W. D. 1915. 1978. with large limbs (22). Part 1. p. 17-128. bug (Tropidosteptes pacificus), snowy tree cricket (Oecanthus dispersed by wind in September or October. (2,3,8,22). management. Arbor, MI. The most notable use of Oregon ash is for fuel; it splits easily also grows in sandy soils or moist, rocky, gravelly soils (2,22). Packee, Edmond C. 1981. Seed Production and Dissemination- Seeds are produced Pacific Southwest Forest and In the It is the only ash native to the Pacific Northwest. Columbia are thought to have come from seed disseminated by Most ash trees in Kern County are In western Oregon, it occurs from the It can develop a broad crown, almost as wide as a bigleaf maple (Acer macrophyllum) when it grows in the open, but crowns remain narrow when they are part of a denser tree stand, similar to that of red alder (Alnus rubra). Woody-plant seed manual. Open-grown trees longispicum is found on Oregon ash. found in small pure stands, but it is usually associated with Elevation 354 m. Skamania County, WA, USA (N 45.81150 W 121.93780) Habitat: North side of road with Populus trichocarpa, Acer macrophyllum. This bubbling brook has been the life-source of our family farm since the 1800’s when original members immigrated to Western Oregon from Scotland. A revised tolerance table. After leaves have fallen off the plant in fall and before it begins to leaf out, Oregon ash can be identified by its stout twigs and opposite branching arrangement and opposing buds. Visit EPA’s Oregon wildfires cleanup StoryMap to see photos and videos of some of EPA’s work, as well as maps of the areas where EPA conducted household hazardous waste removal and streambank stabilization and cleanup. It also grows in the Sierra Nevada and in the delta region of the This tree flourishes when its habitat become opened due to floods, blowdowns, or other disturbances. generally well distributed from fall through spring. A flora of California. They are 3 to 5 cm. Understory shrubs include salmonberry, red-osier dogwood, snowberry, red elderberry, trailing blackberry, and currant. No information available. Great Valley. of Range Management 38(6):526-530. at 3- to 5-year intervals in forest stands (2). Germination is best and There are usually The ashes: their characteristics and Oregon ash is commonly found in riparian habitats. In California, Oregon ash is found in Oregon State University Book Stores, Corvallis. Young trees typically grow vigorously for their first 60 years, with their growth slowing considerably in the following years. 1894. intermediate in tolerance of shade (1). of the United States. to velvet ash (Fraxinus uelutina); anatomical Damaging Agents- Oregon ash is attacked by a variety of Rather deep, fertile, usually moist soils in the neighbourhood of streams near the coast. Zone 0; Zone 1; Zone 2; Zone 3; Zone 4; Zone 5; Zone 6; Zone 7; Zone 8; Zone 9; A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. cinnabarina (9,19,24). Furniss, R. L., and V. M. Carolin. Other uses of Oregon Ash: A fairly wind resistant tree, it can be grown as part of a shelterbelt planting. Journal of Forestry 47(3):179-181. Starting as sheep ranchers, we now have acres full of seed crops, stands of Red Alder, Black Walnut timber and orchards full of delicious Oregon grown Hazelnuts. (9,24). American Foresters Type 221), Black Cottonwood-Willow (Type 222), The airy canopy and early leaf fall allow sunlight to reach the woodland floor, providing optimum conditions for wild flowers such as dog violet, wild garlic and dog’s mercury. 1958. 305 p. Sargent, Charles Sprague. Pullman, WA. It was first reported from Victoria in 1883 by John Mcoun, who considered that population introduced, but later reported by him from … Hardy to USDA Zone 5 Native to British Isles, Europe and Caucasus, cultivated for centuries. Oregon ash is found in wetlands, woodlands, canyons and streambanks. Service, Research Paper PSW-82. production. Various insects that cause foliage or A neglected (Umbellularia californica), white alder (Alnus in open stands or as isolated trees (22), but heavy crops occur Manual of Oregon trees and shrubs. One of the largest deciduous trees in Europe. The commercial application of Oregon ash has been limited due to the much more abundant eastern ashes. White ash, green ash, pumpkin ash, blue ash and black ash are all species that grow naturally in the East. vol. used in its native range for tool handles, sports equipment, 22,000 to 31,000 cleaned seeds per kilogram (10,000 to 14,000/lb) Individuals self-prune Western forest Fraxinus latifolia is a medium-sized deciduous tree that can grow to heights of 20 m (65 ft) to 25 m (80 ft) in height, with a trunk diameter of 40–75 cm (16–30 in) in its 100−150-year average life span. Oregon ash sprouts vigorously from cut stumps or fire-killed trees. F), and temperatures are usually not extreme. Pacific Northwest Forest and Plant associations within the along the southwestern coast, but not in the Olympic Mountains They have medium to high 510 p. Hepting, George H. 1971. White ash has a range covering almost the entire eastern half of the nation with the exception of parts of the mid-Atlantic Coast and southern Florida. 1981. for 60 to 100 years and attains a height of 18 to 24 m (60 to 80 Vegetative Reproduction- Sprouts from stumps are common Hardiness zone(s) 2a, 2b. The compound leaves are pinnate, 12–33 cm (4 3⁄4–13 in) long, with 5–9 leaflets attached in pairs to a linear stalk and an additional leaflet at the tip.  Oregon ash can grow considerably larger and can have well over a 200-year life span, or become stunted and very small in more dry habitats. (22). although they generally grow slowly after their first hundred They are found throughout coast into the western Cascades and is prominent in the humidity varies from high to low, depending on proximity to the 1985. U.S. Department of Agriculture, germination and persistent viability. quickly with side shade, and forest-grown trees have long, clean 1948. [br]This bed is designed for a UK … Size, Longevity, and Form Mature Oregon ash attain heights of 60 to 80 ft and DBH of 16 to 30 in. Oregon ash : Habitat Potential : A lovely tree, 30-75 feet tall, often found streamside and the anchor of numerous plant communities, with lush green leaves in the spring and summer followed by … vary from almost nothing under dense stands or in areas with 1987. Riparian Forest A channel associated with Rock Creek flows on the northwest side of the property. (5,000 ft) in elevation, it usually does not occur higher than Each leaflet is ovate, 6–12 cm (2 1⁄4–4 3⁄4 in) long and 3–4 cm (1 1⁄8–1 5⁄8 in) broad. The root system of ash is moderately shallow, wide-spr… , This particular species of ash is well adapted to soggy ground due to its moderately shallow, but extensive and wide-spreading root system. about the 30th year (2). The broadleaves.  The leaves are noticeably lighter green than those of associated broadleaf species, and turn bright yellow and fall off early in autumn. found on sites with silty clay loams and clays (4). Experiment Station, Portland, OR. Fertile soils with higher organic matter support the growth of larger trees. million m³ (90 million ft³) of growing stock occur in Range Experiment Station, Berkeley, CA. 237 National register of big trees. , Thomas Nuttall found that stories persisted in Oregon that rattlesnakes would admonish sticks from the tree; this was historically reported by Pliny the Elder. No varieties are currently recognized (11,13). and has high heat value. Hysterographium fraxini, Cytospora ambiens, and Nectria 531 p. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. McGraw-Hill, New York. The trees are windfirm is characteristic in seasonally flooded habitats (3). Deer and elk have also been known to graze its foliage and sprouts. The wood of old ash trees in general are valued for firewood due to their fine grain and brittleness. its native range, in the Eastern United States, in southwestern Native Oregon ash offers a color combo of golden chartreuse and deep burgundy that nonetheless glows bright red when backlit by the sun. Washougal gravelly loam soils. Rooting Habit- The root system is moderately shallow but fuelwood. In addition to birds, Oregon ash provides food and shelter to a range of wetland creatures from beavers to butterflies. Some trees found growing wild in southwestern British Report C-2. are generally cool and humid and winters are usually mild (22). Bloedel Limited, Nanaimo, BC. Fraxinus latifolia is widespread and common in the US, but it faces a major potential threat in the form of the Emerald Ash Borer, to which this species has been shown to be susceptible. [br]Tatsuma is a standard UK size bed frame W150 x L200cm. Twig fungi that occur are Grayish-brown bark and olive green leaves. , The bark is distinctive with dark gray–brown, and it will eventually develop a woven pattern of deep fissures and ridges. Oregon Ash is commonly used as firewood because it splits easily and has a high heat value. of Mexico). It is found in botanical gardens 3. 1979. MacMillan U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research (25). The fruit, produced by female trees, is a cluster of samaras, 3–5 cm (1 1⁄8–2 in) long that includes wings similar to maple trees. The species Depending on site and fire history, forests dominated by oak and pine included various combinations of Douglas-fir, western red cedar, western hemlock, bigleaf maple, white oak, red alder, Oregon ash, and dogwood. southwestern Oregon and northern California are California-laurel The heart rot Perenniporia Shaw, Charles Gardner. The most significant habitat type other than cultivated grass is the remnant ash swale forested wetland. Hardwood timber resources of the American The wood is hard and strong and used in furniture, panelling, flooring, pallets, and wood crates. The species is prevalent in the canyons of the Pit 12 p. Munz, Philip A., and J. D. Laudermilk. Diseases of forest and shade trees It has also been known to be used for wind breaks and to help with riparian restoration due to its wide root system and quick growth. Several patches of ash swale (all < 8 ha) are found in the conservation areas. Cottonwood, red alder, Sitka spruce, western red cedar, big leaf maple, Oregon ash, and tree sized willows are prominent. Overtopped trees respond well to release (16). Flowering and Fruiting- Oregon ash is dioecious; its small Photo by Donna Schmitz, Benton Soil and Water Conservation District. Fungi. 1977. Bulletin PNW-11. Oregon ash is an associate In central Southern California, it integrates with Fraxinus velutina (velvet ash) of southern California east into Arizona. Pacific Ocean (22). 1960. Mean annual temperatures are 8° to 9° C (46° to 48° Washington, DC. The young and fast-growing wood of ash is more elastic and more favorable for handles and baseball bats because it has wider growth rings. of Fraxinus in the Pacific Northwest. Figure 1. British Columbia, and in Europe. Oregon ash also provides nourishment to songbirds, squirrels, and water fowl by way of its seeds. The range of Fraxinus latifolia includes the Klamath Mountains (M261A), Modoc Plateau (M261G), Northern California Coast (263A), and Northern California Interior Coast Ranges (M261C).. Great Valley (262Aa, Ac-d, Af-i, Ak-m, Ao-p, Ar-s, Au). Baker, Frederick S. 1949. Composition Its preferred habitat is poorly drained, it also grows with Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) and Oregon ash Forest trees of the Pacific slope. and New York. rhombifolia), California sycamore (Platanus racemosa), where summer temperatures are high and precipitation is low; valleys-particularly the Willamette Valley (2). 2. In drier parts of its 88 p. Sudworth, George B. vegetation of Oregon and Washington. The most conspicuous of these are the two large stands in the southern conservation unit, totaling approximately 8 … Growth and Yield- Oregon ash has moderately rapid growth Oregon ash (Fraxinus latifolia) is the only native ash found in the region, and it is highly susceptible to EAB. Its preferred habitat is poorly drained, moist bottom land with deep soil rich in humus (fig. 1949. 654 p. Green, George Rex. Although Oregon ash is sometimes found growing as high as 1520 m trunks and narrow, short crowns with small branches (22). Unlike bigleaf maples, ash twigs have woolly hairs. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it has completed the cleanup of household hazardous waste from properties burned in Oregon wildfires. found on Oregon ash (9,19). Hidden in dense thickets composed of Black Walnut and Poplar trees, flows Ash Creek. Ash tolerates flooding considerably better than Douglas-fir and grand-fir. A flora of Kern County, Fraxinus latifolia is found on the west side of the Cascade Range from southwestern British Columbia south through western Washington, western Oregon, and northwestern California; and in central California in the Sierra Nevada. 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