Siberian Elm - Ulmus pumila
Asiatic Elm, Dwarf Elm
Trees to 15 m with gray to brown furrowed bark. Twigs pubescent with ovoid, glabrous buds. Leaf blades lanceolate, 2–6 cm long, glabrous above with singly serrate margins. Flowers clustered on short pedicels; calyx with 4 to 5 lobes; anthers brownish. Samaras orbiculate, yellowish, 10–14 mm across (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Introduced to most of U.S.; native to Asia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Little, E.L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees (native and naturalized). Agriculture Handbook No. 541. U.S. Forest Service, Washington, D.C. 375 pp.