|Raywood is a large, vigorous, deciduous tree. It forms a rounded, broad spreading crown with pinnate, dark green leaves above, with paler green undersides, turning reddish purple 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 reasonabley dry, acidic to alkaline soils. Native of S.W. Europe and N. Africa.