Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1564

Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Mountains)

Look for it on rock outcrops, dry and mesic forests and woodlands, bottomlands, old fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish
Bisexual
4-8 lobed calyx
Petals absent
Superior ovary
Flowers in pendulous racemes

FRUIT:
Spring
Samara

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ulmus alata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ulmus alata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 056-01-003:
Ulmus alata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Winged Elm