BCP/Ulmus americana

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Ulmus americana

Ulmus americana, habit

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Profile for Ulmus americana (American Elm)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Large tree
Flowers:Apetalous flowers borne in clusters of jointed stems. Flowers appear before leaves.
Foliage:Doubly toothed margins, pinnately veined with asymmetrical base. Surface has a rough texture.
Stem:Trunk has deeply furrowed, dark grey bark
Fruit:Samaras
Similar Plants:Ulmus rubra (Slippery elm), Celtis spp. (Hackberry)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (native) April
New Hampshire: (native) April

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This page is a profile for the plant species Ulmus americana, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.