Fraxinus nigra

ClassificationDicots
FamilyOleaceae
Family (Traditional)Oleaceae
GenusFraxinus
SpeciesFraxinus nigra Marshall
Common Nameblack ash
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesHabit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Flower Color2: White; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 7.8
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Fraxinus sambucifolia Fraxinus sambucifolia

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Rutherford (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MTSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1979 - 2003

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
MTSU019115 Rutherford Tennessee 10 Sep 1981 Donna Otwell
3
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019117 Rutherford Tennessee Donnie Drayton
37
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019109 Rutherford Tennessee 02 Nov 1979 VCS
10
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019118 Rutherford Tennessee 08 Sep 1981 Joyce A. Helton
17
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019116 Rutherford Tennessee 28 Sep 1981 Debbie Thibault
36
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019110 Rutherford Tennessee 06 Nov 1979 J. M. A.
23
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019111 Rutherford Tennessee 11 Oct 1979 WM Ponath
40
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019107 Rutherford Tennessee 02 Oct 1979 Jamie Jones
47
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019108 Rutherford Tennessee 04 Oct 1979 A.A.
31
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019112 Rutherford Tennessee 05 Nov 1980 DMM
58
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019113 Rutherford Tennessee 02 Nov 1979 DLG
32
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019114 Rutherford Tennessee vh
22
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
MTSU019106 Rutherford Tennessee 05 Oct 2003 Emily Drury
30
MTSU
Fraxinus nigra
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