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Green ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh. var. austinii Fern.


Plant Description:

  • Tall tree, growing up to 10m
  • Leaves consist of 7 leaflets or less
  • Found along rivers, lakes and ravines of the Prairies
  • Teas made from the inner bark can relieve depression
  • Wood was used to make bows and arrows, pegs and drums
  • Found at Stops 1, 2, 6, 8, and 12


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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