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English Elm, Ulmus procera

English Elm
Ulmus procera
Leamhán gallda
Family: Ulmaceae

Flowering March - April. Deciduous. Introduced.

Small green flowers, appearing before leaves. Fruit surrounded by broad, flat wing, notched at apex. Leaves usually less than 9cm long, 10-12 pairs lateral veins. Rough, furrowed bark, twigs also corky. Suckers frequently. Many mature trees have been killed by Dutch Elm disease.

Planted on roadsides, in hedges, parks, roadsides. Prefers deep, moist soils. Identified by Paul Green


English Elm, Ulmus procera

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