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Ulmus minor var. vulgaris

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English Elm

FAMILY: ULMACEAE

Ulmus minor var. vulgaris - English Elm
  • Minor clone of U. procera; supplied by Dutch growers in the 17th century and planted extensively in England

  • Height can exceed 125’.

  • Leaves relatively small, 2-4” long, rough above and fuzzy beneath, especially in vein axils, base uneven.

  • Flowers are small, seed is winged and nearly circular.

  • Tree can have profuse suckering at the base and lower trunk, lower branches can be corky.

  • #36 was planted in the late 19th century. It was the only elm left standing on the north side of that block on Flanders after the Columbus Day storm of 1962.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
264124 N Mississippi Ave
Private, Front Yard
60' Height
71' Spread
16.4' Circ.
Ulmus minor var. vulgaris - English Elm
362363 NW Flanders St
Right Of Way
80' Height
54' Spread
14.1' Circ.

This tree was planted in the late 19th century. It was the only elm left standing on the north side of that block on Flanders after the Columbus Day storm of 1962.

Ulmus minor var. vulgaris - English Elm