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English Elm (Ulmus procera)

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Elm flowers. This used to be the classic English hedgerow tree. It has small rounded, rough-surfaced leaves which are longer on one side than the other. It has slim twigs with dark buds. The red flowers are produced in late February or March ripening by May, to give seeds with round wings. The tree bark is dark and finely ridged in older trees. Picture taken Near Northill, Bedfordshire -2nd April 2006.

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2nd Apr 2006 by Diane Earl

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Biology, Science

Key Stages:
Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

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plant flower shrub wildlife tree botany

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