|Fraxinus augustifolia is a large, deciduous tree. It forms a rounded, broad spreading crown with glossy, pinnate, dark green leaves above, with paler green undersides, turning golden-yellow in the fall. Leaves are up to 10 inches long, often in whols of 3, each with up to 13 narrow, lance-shaped leaflets. This species will tolerate reasonably dry, acidic to alkaline soils. Native of S.W. Europe and N. Africa.