Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Fraxinus caroliniana P. Miller. Water Ash, Pop Ash, Carolina Ash. Phen: May; Jul-Oct. Hab: Deeply to shallowly flooded swamps, both alluvial and tidal. Dist: Se. MD south to n. FL, west to TX, primarily on the Coastal Plain.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Ar, C, G, K1, RAB, Tx, Va, Hardin & Beckmann (1982), Hardin (1974), Miller (1955), Nesom (2010i); = Fraxinus caroliniana var. caroliniana – Ward (2010a); < Fraxinus caroliniana – GW2, K3, K4, S, WH3; > Fraxinus caroliniana var. caroliniana – F; > Fraxinus caroliniana var. cubensis – F, misapplied; > Fraxinus caroliniana var. oblanceolata – F

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Fraxinus caroliniana, Pop Ash Pond, Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, Lee County, Florida 1 by Alan Cressler source