Ulmus pumila. SIBERIAN ELM. Siberia, China, Central Asia
ULMACEAE (Elm family)
Siberian elm is distinguished from Chinese elm by the irregularly ridged bark and the fruit, which ripens in early summer as a papery oval about ½ inch across.
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Name derivation, genus | species Ul'mus: the classical Latin name for the elm (ref. genus Ulmus)Related material: Canopy Trees for Palo Alto Tree Library