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Cornish Elm

Ulmus minor cornubiensis

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.
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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Rosales
Family:
Ulmaceae (Elm)
Type:
Deciduous tree
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Maximum Size:
27 metres tall
Habitats:
Seaside, woodland.

Flower:
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Red, no petals
 
15 to 20 short-stalked flowers per cluster.
Fruit:
The fruit (which rarely ripen) are called 'samarae' and they are flattened discs in which a seed is enclosed.
Leaves:
Small, dark green, oval, toothed leaves with an asymmetrical base, 6 cm long and 3.5cm wide. The leaves alternate along the branches.
Frequency (UK):
Rarely seen  
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