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Hop Ash or Wafer Ash (seed)

Ptelea trifoliata


This aromatic shrub or small tree produces a wafer like samara with a round seed and broad wings.


Wildlife habitat by a lake.

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YurianaMartínez 11 years ago

i love seeds too. Your wellcome gatorfellows!

gatorfellows 11 years ago

Thank you for the information. I love to show seeds when leading hikes and interesting facts are always good to know.

YurianaMartínez 11 years ago

it is called "Palo del zorrillo" in Oaxaca and other parts of Mexico, its roots, very aromatic are used as a remedy for indigestion.

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Aug 3, 2012
Submitted on Aug 10, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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