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Slippery Elm

Ulmus rubra

Description:

Deciduous. Medium tall tree often 60 feet tall. Similar to American Elm, most easily distinguished by short-stalked flowers and fruit. Named for its fragrant and mucilaginous (slippery) inner bark, which is often used medicinally. (David Allen Sibley)

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DavidMroczkowski
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DavidMroczkowski

Illinois, USA

Spotted on Jun 10, 2012
Submitted on Jun 11, 2012

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