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Ash trees are street trees found in communities throughout New Jersey and native in riparian woodlands. 

To identify a tree as ash, it has a compound leaf with five, seven, nine or 11 leaflets.  Use the links below to assist you in determining if a tree is an ash.  You may also contact your local Rutgers Cooperative Extension office.

Illustration of ash tree leaves


Photo of how to identify an ash tree


Report signs of the beetle to the Department of Agriculture
at 609-406-6939.