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Northwest Missouri State University


Lacebark Elm

Ulmus parvifolia

Northern and central China, Korea, Japan. Leaves: Alternate, simple, elliptic to ovate or obovate, 3/4 to 2 1/2" long, 1/3 to 1 1/3" wide, acute or obtusish, unequally rounded at base, simply or nearly simply serrate. Flowers: Inconspicuous, appearing in axillary clusters August-September. 40 to 50' high and wide. Almost American elm like; others broader than tall. Fruit: Samara, elliptic-ovate, 1/3" long, glabrous, notched at apex, seed in middle.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.111 W94 53.258

Trail Number: C27

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Leaf - Lacebark Elm

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Summer '08 Leaf - Lacebark Elm