Also called American ash.  Part of ash  genus Fraxinus and ash / lilac / olive  family Oleaceae.

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)
  Fraxinus hosts caterpillars of 150 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Like the blue ash  Fraxinus quadrangulata, the wood of this tree makes great baseball bats, 🔨︎ tool handles, furniture and flooring.

Learn more about white ash Fraxinus americana

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