|Siberian Elm Ulmus pumila||
Leaves: Similiar to American Elm but smaller, darker green, smoother, and glossier, and base of leaf blade more equilateral.
Buds: Smaller, lighter colored, and more blunt than American Elm
Twigs: very slender
Fruit: Similiar to American elm but glaborous and twice as large, with out keyhole shaped notch in the wing
Bark: grayish green and smooth on young trees; dark and furrowed on older trees.
The Tree: Commonly and Improperly called "Chinese Elm"
Wildlife Value: Fair to Good, used for food (wood, seeds, buds, twigs, foliage) by waterfowl, upland game, song birds, fur bearers, game animals and hoofed browsers.