If the hairs are small (visible only through a good 🔎︎ hand-lens), this is also called the green ash, which was previously considered variety/subspecies Fraxinus pennsylvanica lanceolata or 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)
Genus used as host by caterpillars of 136 species
of 🦋 butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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