Wafer Ash (Ptelea trifoliata)


Plant name: Wafer Ash Tree (Ptelea trifoliata), Common Hoptree, Carolina Shrub Trefoil, Quinine Tree, Wingseed, Cola de Zorillo

Quick info: This native deciduous perennial is the northernmost host plant for the Giant, Eastern Tiger and Two-tailed Swallowtail. An aromatic, adaptable member of the citrus family, it can be grown as a small tree or a bush. Also serves as a nectar source for numerous butterflies and pollinators, and its distinctive seed pods are beloved by hungry birds.

These first year saplings are currently 6-10″ tall

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Native in: al, az, ar, co, ct, de, fl, ga, il, in, ia, ks, ky, la, me, md, ma, mi, mn, ms, mo, ne, nh, nj, nm, ny, nc, oh, ok, pa, ri, sc, tn, tx, ut, vt, va, wv, wi,

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