American Elm

North Dakota State Tree


American elm trees

Graceful, elegant American elm trees; photo by Mike Rollinger on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

American Elm

North Dakota designated the American elm (Ulmus Americana) as the official state tree in 1947. Common throughout the state, the American elm often reaches 120 feet or taller. Massachusetts also recognizes the American elm as the state tree.

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American elm leaves; photo by Dendroica cerulea on Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

American elm tree leaves

American elm in winter; photo by Bob Gutowski on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

American elm in winter


Trees with Don Leopold - American elm