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Plant Form: Large spreading deciduous tree.
Size: Up to 20 m tall.
Stem: Greyish, rough-barked trunk with prominent ridges.
Leaves: In opposite pairs of 3-9 leaflets with jagged edges and white midrib.
Flowers: Inconspicuous, green to purple and lack petals.
Fruit and Seeds: Large, drooping clusters of flat winged pods.
Habitat: Creeks, gullies, wetlands, parks and gardens.
Distinguishing Features: Very similar to European ash (Fraxinus excelsior), but tends to have more elongated leaves and brown rather than black leaf buds.