Huntington, Vt. Emerald Ash Borer

Some Common Look-Alikes you may encounter

Box Elder

Exhibits opposite branching and compound leaves.
However, has 3 to 5 leaflets (instead of 5 to 11) and the
samaras are always in pairs instead of single like the ash.


Branching is alternate and the leaves are simple with an
unequal leaf base.

Basswood (American Linden)

Bark similar to Ash, but branching is alternate and leaves are simple, very large, and roundish