Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
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Read more about Ulmus at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 056-01-002?:
Ulmus americana FAMILY Ulmaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Flora of North America
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Uncommon in Coastal Plain
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4-8 lobed calyx
Flowers in fascicles
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide (Kirkman, Brown, & Leopold, 2007) p340?
- Trees of the Southeastern United States (Duncan & Duncan, 1988) p236?
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide (Lance, 2004) p357?
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