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Slippery Elm

Description

Slippery Elm is related to the American Elm (Ulmus americana) and is sometimes also called Red, Gras, or Moose Elm. It can reach up to sixty feet in height and is native from Quebec to Florida and extends west to the Dakotas and Texas. It is susceptible to Dutch Elm disease which has taken out many of the Elm species once very prolific. The name developed due to the mucilaginous…

 

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