Tree or shrub.
Usually 2 or 4 stamens, with anthers usually touching.
Fruit is a drupe, capsule, or samara.
Swamp-privet & Spring-herald — Genus Forestiera
Shrub or small tree.
Leaves opposite, simple.
Leaf margins almost entire, but unlike the privets, they are very slightly toothed.
Fruit is a small drupe.
Ash — Genus Fraxinus
Leaves opposite, pinnately compound.
Fruit is a samara.