tree identification

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  1. teresa

    teresa Active Member

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    These photos were taken last week on Vancouver Island. I am very curious about what the trees are.
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    a type of willow?



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    This tree was about 30 feet tall and just loaded with blossoms.
     
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    wcutler Esteemed Contributor Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    The first is an ash, I think Fraxinus angustifolia, maybe some cultivar of that. The second is black locust, Robinia pseudoacacia.
     
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    You are so right! Wonderful to have this resource. Thank you:)
     
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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Ditto; the ash is likely Fraxinus angustifolia 'Raywood', by far the commonest cultivar of this species.
     

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