Slippery and American Elm

Additional Information:

Scientific Name: Ulmus rubra (Slippery elm-larger, left), Ulmus americana (American elm-right)
Common Name: Slippery and American Elm
Family: Ulmaceae
Locale: Equinox Botanicals
Specific Region: Rutland, OH
Description: A comparison of Ulmus rubra (larger on the left), and Ulmus americana (smaller, right)Note the more furrowed bark of the Slippery elm and the ‘chippier’ look of the American elm.
Date: September 13, 2007
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