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|Family: Ulmaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ulmus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ulmus minor Mill.
Habit: To 40 m; bark split into ridges or plates that seldom curve together. Stem: some branches with corky warts or wings; winter buds red-brown to almost black, bluntly short-ovoid or +- spheric, pubescent. Leaf: 5.5--11.3 cm, 3.5--8.3 cm wide, oblong or bluntly elliptical, acuminate or generally short-acuminate, margins double-serrate, abaxial surface pubescent on blade and veins, or glabrous except for tufts in vein axils. Inflorescence: flower, fruit before leaves in spring; pedicels +- 0. Fruit: 1.7--2 cm, 1.1--1.9 cm wide, broadly elliptical or +- round, pale green, glabrous except for pubescence on stigmatic surface in notch.
Ecology: Spreading by root suckers near old plantings; Elevation: 10--1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRI, SNF, ScV, CCo, SW, DSon; Distribution Outside California: native to Europe. Flowering Time: Feb--Mar
Synonyms: Ulmus carpinifolia Gled.; Ulmus procera Salisb.
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan T. Whittemore
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ulmus americana
Next taxon: Ulmus parvifolia
Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore 2016. Ulmus minor, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47478, accessed on May 03, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 03, 2016.