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American Elm

Ulmus Americana


Description: Large, handsome, graceful tree, often with enlarged buttresses at base, usually forked into many spreading branches, drooping at ends, forming a very broad, rounded, flat-topped or vaselike crown, often wider than high.


Habitat: Moist soils, especially valleys and flood plains; in mixed hardwood forests.


Found this bark very interesting.

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Valley Park, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Oct 31, 2013
Submitted on Oct 31, 2013

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