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|Family: Ulmaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ulmus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ulmus parvifolia Jacq.
Habit: To 25 m; bark not ridged, peeling as irregular woody scales 2--8 cm wide, orange-brown where freshly exposed, soon weathering ash-gray. Stem: corky outgrowths on branches 0; winter buds red-brown, short-ovoid or +- spheric, glabrous. Leaf: 2.5--5 cm, 1--2 cm wide, lance-ovate to narrowly elliptic, acute to obtuse, margins obtusely and irregularly simply serrate, abaxial surface glabrous or pubescent only on major veins and tufted in vein axils. Inflorescence: flower, fruit in autumn; pedicel +- 0. Fruit: 1--1.3 cm, 0.6--0.8 cm wide, elliptical to ovate-elliptical, tan to dark red-brown, glabrous except for pubescence on stigmatic surface in notch.
Ecology: Streams, springs, wetlands, roadsides, disturbed areas; Elevation: 10--1200 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo, SW, MP, W&I; Distribution Outside California: to eastern United States; native to eastern Asia. Flowering Time: Aug--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan T. Whittemore
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ulmus minor
Next taxon: Ulmus pumila
Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore 2016. Ulmus parvifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47482, accessed on April 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 30, 2016.