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Can anyone tell me what this is?




Could be a tree seedling, can't really make out the shape of the leaves properly - what trees do you have nearby? Does it match any of them?

4 Jul, 2011


It's an Ash tree seedling, but not sure of what species.

4 Jul, 2011


It's not like what we know as ash - that has compound leaves with pairs of leaflets along the midrib and one at the end.

5 Jul, 2011


Sedlings frequently have simple leaves for the first several pairs before they start producing compound ones. I noticed that the newest couple of pairs are becoming compound. If it were here in Arizona, I would say that it is a Shamel Ash (Fraxinus uhdei) seedling, but I bet that doesn't grow in the UK! : )

6 Jul, 2011


We have ash trees around here and I'm always pulling up seedlings. They have compound leaves when they're only 6 inches tall. I'm sure it's something else.

6 Jul, 2011

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