Taxon  Report   3616 
Fraxinus velutina  Torrey
Arizona ash,  Velvet ash

Fraxinus velutina
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Fraxinus velutina
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Fraxinus velutina
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Fraxinus velutina, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Fraxinus velutina
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Family: OLEACEAE  
Genus: Fraxinus
Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Fraxinus velutina var. glabra
PLANTS: Fraxinus velutina var. toumeyi
TJM2 + PLANTS: Fraxinus pennsylvanica ssp. velutina
TJM2 + PLANTS: Fraxinus velutina var. coriacea
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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