Also called wafer ash and stinking ash (although not an ash  genus Fraxinus ).

Part of hoptree  genus Ptelea in 🍊︎ citrus / rue  family Rutaceae.

Native to North and Central America.   ▭ 🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48), ▭ 🌎︎ map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Ptelea hosts caterpillars of 7 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Learn more about hoptree Ptelea trifoliata

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