Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1566

Tree
Perennial

Non-native: Asia
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013
US Forest Service Southern Research Station
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, 2014

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish
Bisexual
4-8 lobed calyx
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Samara

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ulmus pumila   FAMILY Ulmaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Siberian Elm, Dwarf Elm


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Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org    bug_1459160

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Leaf base generally symmetrical; 3 or fewer lateral veins forked per side, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Ulmus pumila

Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org    bug_1459161

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image of Ulmus pumila

Patrick Breen, Oregon State University, Bugwood.org     bug_2308007

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A poor ornamental tree that does not deserve to be planted anywhere!, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.

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Steve Hurst, USDA NRCS PLANTS Database, Bugwood.org     bug_5309026

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Samaras with glabrous margins (not ciliate), per Weakley's Flora.

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John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org     bug_5341074

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Bark rough and furrowed, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.

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Tom DeGomez, University of Arizona, Bugwood.org    bug_5390030

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Leaves simply serrate, or on vigorous twigs sometimes partly doubly serrate, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.

image of Ulmus pumila

Tom DeGomez, University of Arizona, Bugwood.org    bug_5390034

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Flowering and fruiting in spring (vs. late summer in U. parviflora), per Trees of the Southeastern United States.

image of Ulmus pumila

John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org    bug_5392682

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