Ulmus glabra Camperdownii (syn. U. × vegeta Camperdownii) Ulmaceae
Camperdown Scotch Elm UL-mus GLA-bra
- Broadleaf deciduous tree, 6-15 ft (1.8-4,5 m), round headed, pendulous branches, often grafted to U. americana. Leaves alternate, simple, oblong-ovate to elliptic, 7.5-18 cm long (larger than U. americana), very unequal at base, dark green above with a fine sandpaper surface. Flowers small, small reddish-green, appear in spring before the foliage emerges. Fruit a single-seeded wafer-like samara, to 2.5 cm, obovate to broadly elliptic, downy toward the notched apex.
- Sun or light shade.
- Native to USDA Zone 4. Originated from a seedling in about 1850 at Camperdown House, near Dundee, Scotland.
- Corvallis: In front yard of house at northeast corner of 8th St. and Jefferson Ave; also northeast coner of 5th St. and Western Ave.