Ulmus alata

Winged Elm

  • Family: Ulmaceae
  • Form: Deciduous tree, reaching 40-70 ft.
  • Leaves: Alternate, elliptic, acute apex, doubly-serrate
  • Stem/Bark: Grayish brown, shallowly furrowed; branches having corky, lateral winged appendages on each side
  • Flower: Reddish-green, small and inconspicuous, in clusters on drooping stalks
  • Fruit: Samara, rounded and winged, ciliate
  • Comments: Ulmus alata is one of four Elm trees native to Florida . Ulmus americana is also used in landscapes, having larger leaves and unwinged branches
  • Additional Resources: Wikipedia Link
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