Black ash (Fraxinus nigra)
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Latin (scientific) name: Fraxinus nigra
Common English name: Black ash
Other names: Swamp ash, hoop ash
French name: Frêne noir
Found in northern swampy woodlands from Manitoba to the eastern provinces.
This small tree is the only ash native to Newfoundland.
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A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.
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