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Ulmus crassifolia

Ulmus crassifolia Nutt.

cedar elm

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ULCR
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ulmus crassifolia
GENUS: Ulmus
FAMILY: ULMACE - Ulmaceae (Elm Family)

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Tree

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Alternate
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Simple
LEAF RETENTION: Deciduous

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ULCR
USDA Common Name: Cedar Elm
Native Status: L48 (N)
Distribution: USA (AR, FL, LA, MO, MS, OK, TN, TX)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

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Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FAC FAC

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast
WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ulmus crassifolia
COMMON NAME: Cedar Elm
SYNONYMY: [= FNA, K, Mo, S, WH3, Z]
PHENOLOGY: Sep.
HABITAT: Bottomlands, mesic forests.
COMMENTS: W. TN, s. MO, and OK south to MS, LA, and TX; disjunct in e. Panhandle FL.
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Ulmaceae De Mirbel 1815 (Elm Family)
SUMMARY: As here circumscribed (excluding Celtis and relatives), a family of 6-7 genera and about 35 species, of temperate, subtropical, and boreal Northern Hemisphere, rarely extending into the Southern Hemisphere). Zavada & Kim (1996) discuss compelling reasons to remove Celtis from the Ulmaceae.
REFERENCE: Sherman-Broyles, Barker, & Schulz in FNA (1997); Zavada & Kim (1996); Todzia in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993). [also see CANNABACEAE]
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Ulmus Linnaeus 1753 (Elm)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 25-30 species, trees (rarely shrubs), of temperate and boreal regions of the Northern Hemisphere (most diverse in c. and n. Asia).
REFERENCE: Sherman-Broyles in FNA (1997); Wiegrefe, Sytsma, & Guries (1994); Kurz & Godfrey (1962)=Z; Todzia in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993). Key adapted in part from FNA.
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Ulmus crassifolia in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Ulmus crassifolia in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Ulmus crassifolia in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Ulmus crassifolia in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Ulmus crassifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ulmus crassifolia

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