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| Carolina Ash, Water Ash, Swamp Ash, Pop Ash, Florida Ash, Poppy Ash|
Carolina ash is a small understory tree that occurs in swamps and lagoons that are flooded most of the year deep in southeast Texas. It is distinguished from other ash species in being a true swamp species, and having a very different 3-winged fruit.
Plant Habit or Use: small tree
Flower Color: greenish
Blooming Period: spring
Fruit Characteristics: seed totally encased within a wing
Height: to 35 ft.
Width: to 30 ft.
Plant Character: deciduous
Heat Tolerance: medium
Water Requirements: water or bog
Soil Requirements: acid