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ash tree

Plural
ash trees

ash tree (plural ash trees)

  1. ash

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Ash tree
File:Fraxinus
European Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Fraxinus
Tourn. ex L.

]] Ash trees are trees. They are of the family Oleaceae (Olive-tree like). They care medium-height to large trees. Some of them are evergreen, but most are deciduous. The seeds, are commonly known as keys in English. They are a type of fruit known as samara. Ash wood is used to make various tools, handles, bows. It also makes very good firewood. Ash trees are also perfect material for old fashion shafts for bow and arrows.

In Norse Mythology, the World tree Yggdrasil is commonly thought to be an ash tree. The first man, Askr, was formed from an ash. The first woman was made from an alder.

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