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elm

(elm) any tree of the genus Ulmus ; Ulmus rubra is the slippery elm, the source of slippery elm bark.
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Considering all sites together, silver maple trees had the highest importance value followed by ash [primarily green but including a few black ash (Fraxinus nigra)], cottonwood, American elm, and the white oak subgenus.
In many respects, hackberry is similar to the American elm, to which it is related.
The Oval has been a center of activity on the campus since 1909 and is lined with 65 American elm trees, some of which are depicted on the police department patch.
Stands of native species such as the American chestnut, hemlock and American elm have been devastated by invasive pests.
Institute-supported scientists at the University of Wisconsin: developed, the, first disease-resistant American elm in 1983.
Comparable to oak in weight, but considered stronger, the various padauk species resemble American elm in looks; except for muninga, which is smaller and bush-like.
We've lost the American elm and the flowering dogwood, yet all this effort is going into this one particular species," says Dr.
The Prairie Expedition American Elm represents a significant advance in local Dutch Elm Disease resistance in our northern native American Elm.
Beavers consistently selected smaller stems in 15 of 18 woody species; however, beavers selected stems of eastern cottonwood, black willow, bald cypress, and American elm >21 cm in diameter.
Chestnut blight (Cyphonectria parasitica) and Dutch elm disease (Ophiostoma ulmi), are two other well known invasive tree diseases that have devastated the American chestnut and the American elm, effectively eliminating them as significant components of the deciduous forests of south eastern Canada.
American Elm was also pretty much eliminated from the Northeastern hardwood forests as well as all the cities and towns in which it had been planted.
In response, during the 1920s and 1930s the city engaged in an extensive program of tree trimming and removal, targeting the American elm.

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