Genus Negundo, Moench
Leaves - compound (odd-feathered; leaflets, three, sometimes five, rarely seven); opposite; edge of leaflet remotely and unequally coarse-toothed. Outline - of leaflets, egg-shape or oval. Apex - taper-pointed. Base - variable and often uneven. Leaflets - slightly rough; the ribs very marked. Bark - of young trunks, smoothish and yellowish-green; twigs, light green. Flowers - small and greenish, in delicate, drooping clusters from the sides of the branches. Fruit - large, yellowish-green, smooth, in long, loose, late-hanging clusters. Found - North, South, and West. One of the most widely distributed of the North American trees, with its finest growth in the region of the Wabash and Cumberland rivers. General Information - A tree twenty to thirty feet high, with spreading branches. Its wood is light and of slight value.
Keywordsleaf, trees of northeast America, trees of northeast United States, leaves opposite, tree with compound leaves, feather-shaped leaves, edge toothed leaves, edge-toothed or entire, edge-toothed and entire
Newhall, Charles S. The Trees of North-Eastern America (New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1900) 219