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Botanical Name:

Fraxinus americana


North America

Also known as: 

American Ash, Biltmore Ash, Canadian Ash, Fresno

Ash exhibits a light tan to brown color, similar to White Oak but frequently more yellow. Its grain is bold and straight with occasional wavy figuring. Ash often has strong contrast in grain, especially in plainsawn boards. Its hardness is similar to Red Oak.  In addition to flooring and other building structures, Ash is better known for baseball bats, e.g., the legendary "Louisville Slugger".





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