Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Fraxinus biltmoreana Beadle. Biltmore Ash, Biltmore White Ash. Phen: Apr-May; Aug-Oct. Hab: Mesic slopes, rich cove forests, dry calcareous or mafic glades and woodlands (with Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana and Carya glabra), calcareous hammocks. Dist: NJ, OH, and IL south to n. peninsular FL, c. AL, c. MS, and LA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Il, Mo3, S, Tn, Miller (1955); = Fraxinus americana var. biltmoreana – F, G, Pa, RAB, WV; = Fraxinus biltmoreana var. biltmoreana – Campbell (2017); < Fraxinus americana – Ar, C, Fl6, K1, K3, K4, NE, Va, W, WH3; < Fraxinus biltmoreana – Whittemore et al (2018)

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