Ulmus pumila
Siberian Elm
Ulmaceae

Located on the south side of Holcomb dorm near Horsebarn Hill Rd.

  • leaves alternate, elliptic-lanceolate, serrate margin
  • leaves have an oblique base, glossy green color
  • leaves smaller than U. americana
  • buds small, clack, globular
  • stems thin, gray-green, smooth
  • bark thick and corky, with fissures
  • flowers and fruit usually not seen
  • habit is a large, irregular tree with open habit
  • branchlets on perimeter of tree are often pendulous
  • tree is messy, with debris such as twigs and branches beneath canopy

View Ulmus pumila page in the UConn Plant Database


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