Dr. Green Thumb Identification

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Rutaceae
(Rue Family)


Phellodendron amurense - Amur Corktree
 Up to 45 feet tall.
 
 
  Fruits are black drupes in small clusters.
 
  Crushed fruit releases unpleasant turpentine odor.
 Opposite, pinnately compound leaves with 5-7 leaflets.
 
 
Ptelea trifoliata - Wafer Ash
 Very adaptable to shaded environments, considered understory tree.
 Alternate, trifoliate leaves that are in 3's.
 
  Stinky odor secreted when leaves are crushed.