American elm

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Synonyms for American elm

large ornamental tree with graceful gradually spreading branches common in eastern North America

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The eight species of common transient migrants tended to prefer hackberry, "red" and "white oaks," and American elm, and avoid cottonwood, silver maple, and black willow (Total column, Table 7).
The quality for which the American elm is most loved, and which hackberry also possesses, is form.
In the second half of the nineteenth century, city streets across North America were planted with rows of saplings; fifty years later, American elm, sugar maple, and white ash trees soared above the houses.
In addition, Dutch elm disease killed 90 percent of the nation's American elm trees--a species the Indiana bat depended on to raise its young.
Unlike the American elm, this tree is resistant to Dutch elm disease, which has devastated many elms in the United States.
LANDSCAPE NOTES: American Elm was once used in great abundance because of its ability to prosper under harsh conditions.
The Siberian elm is a simple tree--a "lite" version of its cousin, the "large, handsome, graceful" American elm according to my National Audubon Society Guide to Familiar Trees of North America, East.
Some new areas of flooring upstairs used up rare resources of English elm following the epidemic of 20 years ago, American elm having to do for one remaining room.
9 0/9 9/0 American elm (Ulmus americana) 7 0/7 7/0 Blak ash (Fraxinus nigra) 4 0/4 4/0 Red maple (Acer rubrum) 3 0/3 1/2 Shagbark hickory (Carya ovata) 3 3/0 3/0 Cottonwood (Populus deltoides) 1 0/1 0/1 Slippery elm (Ulmus rubra) 1 0/1 0/1 Unidentified 1 0/1 1/0 Total 69 4/65 64/5 Diameter Species (cm) (1) at breast height Green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) 39 [+ or -] 1 (27) Silver maple (Acer saccharinum) 47 [+ or -] 11 (11) Unidentified maple (Acer sp.
An eradication campaign failed to check its spread into regions where the susceptible American elm grew.
Murrah Federal Building, several hundred people sang under an American elm that survived that blast.
There, he was asked by the primary contactor and National Park Service to do whatever he could to avoid damaging the root systems of the coveted American Elm and Japanese Cherry trees as he pulled in 4-inch bore duct.
4) FRENCH DREAMS: Milling Road's new collection includes this 19th-century-style bed made of flormorado, a South American elm.
Pawpaw and Lindera benzoin (spicebush) dominated the seedling and small sapling categories, while pawpaw, sugar maple and American elm were the important large saplings (Table 2).
Other strains of Xylella fastidiosa have been discovered, and almost all of these can cause leaf scorching of woody perennials such as American elm, maple, mulberry, or plum.
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