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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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In many respects, hackberry is similar to the American elm, to which it is related.
The Elm Research Institute (ERI), a New Hampshire-based nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring the American elm tree, is encouraging communities to honor the birth of freedom in the United States with a "Liberty Tree" Memorial.
As a result, when arboretum scientists released two DED-resistant American elms in 1995, the trees represented a very small part of the elm gene pool.
American elms will grow on most soils throughout the eastern half of the United States.
The Siberian elm is a simple tree--a "lite" version of its cousin, the "large, handsome, graceful" American elm according to my National Audubon Society Guide to Familiar Trees of North America, East.
On 17 June 1923 the first American elms on Next-of-Kin Memorial Avenue were dedicated in a formal ceremony before 8,000 rain-soaked spectators.
Dutch Elm Disease is a prevalent and serious problem of American elms (Ulmus americana L.
It stunts ragweed and Johnson grass, yellows periwinkle and causes scorches in almonds, plum, sycamore, oak, maple, mulberry--even stately American elms on the Mall in Washington, D.
And park experts are bringing in American elms and other historic plants to restore the flora that was enjoyed by the shipbuilders who were here years ago.
The devastating Dutch elm disease destroyed around 77 million American elms between the 1930s and the 1980s.
Winnipeg is known for its vast number of (over 200,000) surviving American elms (Ulmus americana).

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