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Siberian Elm - Ulmus pumila

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 0

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General Description
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).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Introduced to most of U.S.; native to Asia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 2

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Habitat
Roadsides, disturbed fields, streambanks plains and valleys; sometimes planted as a windbreak or ornamental (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX; Sherman-Broyles et al. 1997 in Fl. N. Amer. Vol.3).

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