Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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English Elm, English Cork Elm
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August Jackson County NC
High Hampton Inn
Leaf base strongly oblique, not covering petiole, per Flora of North America.
Documented growing wild in - NC -
Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
Petioles 3-12mm long, villous to scabrous
Greenish/ Reddish-purple/ Tan
5-8 lobed calyx
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