- Up to 70’ tall
- Blooms March to May
- Flowers greenish, lacking petals, occur in small, drooping clusters of 2 - 5, appear before leaves develop
- Fruits flat, circular, ½” wide, each containing a single seed
- Crown open and rounded with slender, spreading branches
- Leaves less than 3” long, alternate, simple, singly-serrate, dark-green
- Leaf base symmetrical, unlike most elms
- Bark light-gray with irregular furrows
There are few occurrences of this species documented in Colorado. View the knownNorth American Distribution Map.
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