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Definition of the noun american elm

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noun

  1. large ornamental tree with graceful gradually spreading branches common in eastern North America

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Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Ellen Phillips

americana, American elm, is the stately 60— to 80—foot, vase—shaped tree that for many years shaded North American campuses and avenues. Much publicized in the wake of the Dutch elm disease (DED) epidemic that decimated huge ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

North American elms include the American elm; the slippery, or red, elm; the rock, or cork, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Wood (2011)

by U.S. Department of Agriculture

American elm is also known as white, water, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forest Sciences (2004)

by Julian Evans, John A. Youngquist

The American elm (Ulmus americana) is the most susceptible of over 40 species in the genus, and over 40 million trees are estimated to have been killed by the disease, including 70% of landscape elms. Sources of resistance are abundant in ...

Google previewMassachusetts Encyclopedia (2008)

by Jennifer Herman

STATE TREE The American elm, Ulmus americana was named the State tree of the commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1941. It is also called the white elm, soft elm, water elm, gray elm, swamp elm, and rock elm. It is native to the eastern half ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of North Dakota (2001)

by Nancy Capace

STATE TREE The American elm, Ulmus americana was named the State tree of North Dakota in 1947. It is also called the white elm, soft elm, water elm, gray elm, swamp elm, and rock elm. It is native to the eastern half of the United States and ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

aluminium window framing American elm aluminium-zinc coating a protective galvanized surface coating for steel sheeting of hot-dip zinc with 55% aluminium and a small amount of silicon. alumino-thermic welding see thermit ...

Google previewThe 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2009)

by Kevin McCann, Mark Diehl

Mississippi Magnolia Maryland White oak Missouri Hawthorn Massachusetts American elm Montana Bitterroot Michigan White pine Nebraska Goldenrod Minnesota Red pine Nevada Sagebrush Mississippi Magnolia New Hampshire Purple ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

American elm (U. americana) is highly susceptible to the fungus, while other native elm species show a range of resistance; but none is immune to Dutch elm disease. Diet. The fungi that cause Dutch elm disease are both parasites feeding on ...

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