American Elm (Ulmus americana)

  • Broadleafed
  • Deciduous
  • Alternate Common Name: None
  • Average Height: 60-90ft
  • Average Width: 1/3 to 2/3 its height
  • Leaf Description: Alternate, simple. The American elm leaf is ovate to oblong, 3 to 5 inches long, 1 to 3 inches wide, margin coarsely and sharply doubly serrate, base conspicuously inequilateral, upper surface green and glabrous or slightly scabrous, paler and downy underneath.
  • Bark Description: American elm bark has ridges that criss cross, showing different layers of bark color ,dark gray with deep ridges
  • Twig Description: reddish brown,slender
  • Flowering: Monoecious; small, in drooping clusters of 3 to 5.
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed
  • Comments: None

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