Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Oleaceae: Olive

Trees or shrubs with leaves usually opposite, either simple or pinnately compound. Flowers with 4 united petals and 4 united sepals. 2 stamens which is unusual in our woody plants.
Flower Formula:  Sepals (4); Petals (4) Glossary

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Fraxinus
ash
4 Photo of Fraxinus Tree with pinnately compound leaves. Flowers inconspicuous. Images   Information
Ligustrum
privet
1 Photo of Ligustrum Shrub. Flowers white, conspicuous in round heads. Images   Information
Syringa
lilac
4 Photo of Syringa Shrub. Flowers white to dark lilac, conspicuous in panicles. Images   Information


         
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