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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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Thousands of a new generation of trees have already been struck down and English elms in the region could be facing extinction within months.
Golden-leafed English elms bracket the gate, while a butter yellow tulip tree and a few birches beckon from inside.
After systematically sampling their countryside, the pathologists realized that this aggressive strain was spreading and killing English elms, which like the American version were much beloved for a great variety of landscaping purposes.

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