Ulmus pumila photographed during the winter. Tree authority Michael Dirr has written that because of its tendency to lose limbs this species is “a poor ornamental tree that does not deserve to be planted anywhere!” Perhaps he has never seen Wheaton’s beautiful Siberian Elm.
- COMMON NAME: Siberian Elm
- LATIN NAME: Ulmus pumila
- FAMILY: Ulmaceae
- LOCATION: Barrows courtyard between Chapin and Larcom halls
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