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Ulmus americana L.
American elm, Florida elm

Family: Ulmaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the USDA PLANTS and Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants links below. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website. Note: the known range of U. americana extends farther south than Little's map indicates.

Other data on Ulmus americana available from :

Ulmus americana has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area Assumed to be Present Native
Audubon-Pennington Nature Park Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Lake Okeechobee Marshes Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Ulmus americana has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Ulmus americana has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Alluvial Forest
Mesic Hammock
Strand Swamp