Elm Description:


Dark green,  alternate on stem, double toothed with a uneven base, sharp pointed at tip; generally rough above, smooth below; veins very pronounced, running in parallel lines from mid rib to edge of leaf; turns yellow in autumn.

Fruit (seed)

Rounded, attached in clusters to a leafy bract that later acts as a wing to carry seeds away on the wind;


Dark, ashy gray; divided into irregular, flat-topped, thick ridges; generally firm, although on older trees it tends to come off in flakes; outer bark layers alternating white and reddish brown in cross section.

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