Fraxinus profunda (Bush) Bush. Pumpkin Ash. Phen: Apr-May; Aug-Oct. Hab: Swamps, especially along blackwater rivers and streams and in freshwater tidal wetlands (as along the James, Pamunkey, Mattaponi, and Rappahannock rivers in e. VA), also in brownwater bottomlands; common (rare in Piedmont and Mountains). Dist: S. NJ south to n. FL, west to LA, mostly on the Coastal Plain, north in the interior to w. NC, sc. TN, e. AR, se. MO, s. IL, IN, OH, sc. MI, ne. PA, and w. NY.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = Ar, C, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W, Ward (2010a); = Fraxinus tomentosa – F, G, RAB, Miller (1955); > Fraxinus michauxii – S; < Fraxinus pennsylvanica – Fl6, WH3; > Fraxinus profunda – S