Fraxinus cuspidata? How easy to grow from seed?
This might be helpful. Part Shade. Dry Soil. It's an East Texas native.
Propagation Material: Seeds
Description: Seeds may be sown outdoors after collection or stored and stratified then sown in spring.
Seed Treatment: Stratify in moist sand or perlite for 30-60 days at 41 degrees.
Commercially Avail: yes"
Here is a link that might be useful: Native plant database-Ash