Plants of the Castlemaine District

Desert Ash - introduced (Fraxinus angustifolia subsp. angustifolia)

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Family: Oleaceae (Olive family).

Native of SW Asia and the Mediterranean region.

Other names: Narrow-leaved Ash

Occurrence: Scattered. There is an ash plantation on the east side of Mt  Alexander.

Image: 1: Leaves with narrow toothed leaflets. 2: Part of the Ash forest on the east side of Mt Alexander.