Ulmus americana var. floridana

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Ulmus americana var. floridana
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Ulmaceae
Genus: Ulmus
Species:
Variety:
U. a. var. floridana
Trinomial name
Ulmus americana var. floridana

Ulmus americana var. floridana, the Florida elm, is smaller than the type, and occurs naturally in north and central Florida south to Lake Okeechobee.

Description[edit]

Grows to a maximum height of 22 metres (72 ft), with a slightly greater spread.[1]

Pests and diseases[edit]

The tree is no less susceptible to Dutch elm disease, although the disease is less prevalent in Florida.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gilman, Edward F.; Watson, Dennis G. (October 1994). "Ulmus americana var. floridana" (PDF). Archived from the original on 9 January 2017. Retrieved 26 February 2018.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)