Flowering Ash (Fraxinus cuspidata)
Flowering Ash blooms. Photograph by Wynn Anderson.
- Common English Names: Flowering Ash, Fragrant Ash
- Common Spanish Names: Fresno
- Scientific Name: Fraxinus cuspidata (FRAKS-in-us cuss-pih-DAY-tuh)
- Family: Oleaceae (Olive Family)
- Geographic Range: Northwestern Arizona southeast to Trans-Pecos Texas and south into Chihuahua, Coahuila, and Nueve León.
- Plant Form: Shrub or small tree to 20'.
- Remarks: Spidery white flowers, very fragrant. Moderate water, full sun.
Last Update: 4 Jul 2002