Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2194

Tree
Perennial

Native: south & west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in bottomlands, mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Greenish
Bisexual
4-8 lobed calyx
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Samara

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ulmus crassifolia   FAMILY Ulmaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Cedar Elm


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image of Ulmus crassifolia

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_ulcr_003_lvd

        

image of Ulmus crassifolia

Ron Lance    rwl_ulmuscrasslf1

October        

Samara elliptical, flattened, 1/2" long, pubescent & ciliate w white hairs, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Ulmus crassifolia

Ron Lance    rwl2194_a

October        

Leaves less than 2.5" long: tip blunt, base unequal, margin doubly serrate, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.