This is quite an ordinary-sized tree, and is chiefly found upon the banks of rivers. It is quite a handsome tree, its leaves being very nearly alike on both sides. It possesses the -good qualities of the rest of the family, and the only drawback to its culture is its inferior size. Its seed, contrary to that of the blue and white ashes, germinates readily if sown dry in spring. It is cultivated like the rest of its genus.