Ulmus thomasii Sarg.
Family: Ulmaceae
rock elm
Ulmus thomasii image
Matthew L. Wagner  
Etymology: Ulmus: the classical Latin name for the elm
Plants: perennial tree to 98' tall with an oblong crown; gray bark with deep fissures of broad, flat ridges
Leaves: obovate to oblong-oval, bases unequal, edges doubly toothed
Flowers: brown, oval buds with a pointed tip; inflorescence usually 10 flowers in a long, hanging cluster; blooms in spring
Fruits: elliptic to oval samara with narrow wings and a shallow notch; seeds inflated but not thick
Habitat: moist to dry; slopes, outcrops, woods, floodplains, streambanks in rocky, limy or rich soil
Conservation Status: Native
Ulmus thomasii image
Ulmus thomasii image
Ulmus thomasii image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Ulmus thomasii image
Matthew L. Wagner  
Ulmus thomasii image
Ulmus thomasii image
Matthew L. Wagner  
Ulmus thomasii image
Ulmus thomasii image
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