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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Zelkova serrata   FAMILY Ulmaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zelkova serrata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Zelkova


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Zelkova serrata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zelkova serrata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

 

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3828

Tree
Perennial
Polygamous

Non-native: China, Japan & Korea

Habitat: Planted frequently for ornament, persisting or spreading by seeding down, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Margins serrate to crenate
Stipules are linear-lanceolate.

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish
4-8 parted calyx
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pea green
Drupe

 

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