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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ulmus serotina   FAMILY Ulmaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ulmus serotina   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Ulmus serotina

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ulmus serotina

 

COMMON NAME:
September Elm, Rock Elm


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image of Ulmus serotina, September Elm, Rock Elm

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_ulse_001_lvd

        

image of Ulmus serotina, September Elm, Rock Elm

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_ulmus_serotina_2

March        

image of Ulmus serotina, September Elm, Rock Elm

JK Marlow    jkm090404_030

April    Walker County    GA

The Pocket on Pigeon Mountain

image of Ulmus serotina, September Elm, Rock Elm

JK Marlow    jkm110416_910

April    Etowah County    AL

image of Ulmus serotina, September Elm, Rock Elm

JK Marlow    jkm110416_911

April    Etowah County    AL

Bark gray to reddish-brown, with flat narrow scaly ridges, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.

image of Ulmus serotina, September Elm, Rock Elm

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_u_serotina_september

November        

Leaves 2-4" long, oval w pointed tips, bases unequal, margins double-toothed, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.

image of Ulmus serotina, September Elm, Rock Elm

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_u_serotina_septfrtwgt

November        

image of Ulmus serotina, September Elm, Rock Elm

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_u_serotinaseptfrtwgt2

November        

Fruit an elliptical, flattened samara, 3/8-1/2" long, ciliate w white hairs, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ulmus serotina   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ulmus serotina   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Ulmus serotina

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ulmus serotina

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2915

Tree
Perennial

Native to Georgia & possibly North Carolina

Rare

Habitat: Dry-mesic to mesic upland forests, bottomland and riparian forests, stream banks, bluffs, lake and pond margins, flatwoods; especially over limestone, 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:
Fall

 

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