Ash

Ash can be found throughout much of the wood, but there are major concentrations or groves in two places: to the east of the bungalow adjacent to the Yellow Trail (above) and to the south-west of the ford on the Blue Trail (below).


Here are a couple of Ash along the old bridleway:

The leaves are compound which makes identification easy – the only similar leaf is that of the Rowan (which is why it is sometimes called the Mountain Ash – though not related). But the Ash leaves are generally larger, wider spaced and less serrated.

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