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Slippery Elm

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Scientific Name: Ulmus rubra
Common Name: Slippery Elm
Family: Ulmaceae
Locale: Equinox Botanicals
Specific Region: Rutland, OH
Description: Ulmus rubra logs cut down from Paul Strauss’s land in Southern Ohio. These trees were affected by dutch elm disease (a fungal infection spread by a beetle). They were soon processed for their inner (cambium) bark.
Date: September 11, 2007