Ulmus rubra


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slippery elm

Herbal medicine
A deciduous tree that contains mucilage, starch and tannins; its inner bark is emollient and mildly astringent. Slippery elm has been used internally for coughs, diarrhoea, gastrointestinal inflammation, constipation, menstrual and renal dysfunction and sore throat; it is used topically for burns, wounds and dry skin.
 
Toxicity
Contact dermatitis caused by powdered bark.

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Mager"--Major overstory trees were Acer saccharum, Ulmus rubra, and Quercus velutina.
The most common trees over transects were Acer saccharum, Ulmus rubra, and Prunus serotina.
However, unlike the floodplain at LCSNP, the RTNCP contained little Platanus occidentalis or Ulmus rubra.
8% (Quercus rubra, Ulmus rubra, Celtis occidentalis, Carya ovata, Ulmus americana, and Fraxinus americana).
Tilia americana and Ulmus rubra have size-class distributions that approximate a multimodal curve (Figure 2).
grandifolia, Populus deltoides, and Ulmus rubra all have importance values [greater than or equal to] 5.
The entire western edge of West Vernal Pool is bordered by County Road 300 West, and the most common woody border species are Acer negundo, Cephalanthus occidentalis, Gymnocladus dioica, Salix nigra, and Ulmus rubra.
saccharum, Carpinus caroliniana, Celtis occidentalis, Gymnocladus dioica, Ostrya virginiana, Rubus occidentalis, Salix nigra, Sambucus canadensis, Staphylea trifolia, and Ulmus rubra.
The subdominant canopy tree species, Quercus rubra, Tilia americana, Liriodendron tulipifera, Fraxinus americana, Ulmus rubra, Celtis occidentalis, and Prunus serotina, are commonly found in beech-maple woods (Lindsey and Escobar, 1976).