Ulmus alata Michx.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Ulmus alata Michx.

  • Description

    Species Description - Tree to 15 m, the thinly hairy twigs commonly developing 2 opposite plates of cork, beginning the first or second season; buds glabrous or finely pubescent; lvs oblong or somewhat obovate, mostly 4–7 cm, less than half as wide, scarcely cordate at base, glabrous to scabrellous above; fls in short racemes seldom 1 cm; fr narrowly ovate, 1 cm incl. the 2 mm stipe, ciliate, pubescent on the sides; 2n=28. Moist or dry uplands; se. Va. to s. Ind., s. Ill., and Mo., s. to Fla. and Tex.

  • Common Names

    winged elm