If the hairs are small (visible only through a good 🔎︎ hand-lens), also called the green ash, previously considered variety/subspecies Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. lanceolata or Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. subintegerrima.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA central and East.  In much of its range, now only very-young trees can be found due to infestation by parasitic insect emerald ash borer (EAB) Agrilus planipennis .

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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