Updated: Nov 28, 2022
Fraxinus americana, or White ash tree is one of the most commercially used trees and therefore cultivated all along eastern and midwest America. Its wood is dense and strong. It is the main wood source for baseball bats. The population is under attack though by the Emerald Ash Borer.
You can help scientists understand how climate change is impacting this species by using the phenophase guide below to observe its lifecycle in Nature's Notebook.