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Elm (Ulmus)

This genus is not native to Oregon and is currently not fully described on this website.

 

  • Form: Unforgettably resembles a spray of a fountain
  • Leaves: Simple, alternate, deciduous, and egg-shaped; with a drip-tip and double-serrated edge; short petiole; the base is asymmetrical (often looking like something has eaten one side).
  • Fruit: flying-saucer shaped; a flat seed surrounded by a round, gauzy wing

 

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For more information on this tree, check here:

Dendrology at Virginia Tech: Searchable Fact Sheets

USDA Forest Service: Silvics of North American Tree Species

 

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