Siberian elm

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Noun1.Siberian elm - fast-growing shrubby Asian tree naturalized in United States for shelter or ornament
genus Ulmus, Ulmus - type genus of family Ulmaceae; deciduous trees having simple serrate leaves; widely distributed in temperate regions
elm, elm tree - any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees
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The project will remove invasive species such as Siberian elm and toadflax on 5 acres, plant 75 trees and engage 955 youth, teachers and community members.
There is an extensive growth of temperate-zone hardwoods, including oak, beech, maple, Siberian elm, ash, walnut, ironwood, alder, basswood, and fig.
Wound salve: Use a combination of berberine plants, black walnut hulls, comfrey root, oregano leaves, rosemary leaves, Siberian elm bark (Ulmuspumila) and dried thyme.
The responses of photosystem II (PSII) activity of samara and leaf of Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila L.) to chilling (5oC) and freezing (-5oC and -15oC) temperature and their recovery were investigated.
There are plans to open a zoo and ecopark in Siberian elm grove in Bishkek, said Zakir Koombaev, the director of the municipal greenery company, on August 1.
Near the sand hills of Nebraska a cottonwood, in the Texas panhandle a Rocky Mountain juniper, a Saguaro cactus in a dry wash in northwestern New Mexico, and a Siberian elm growing where no other trees are in sight in western Kansas."
We sent for Siberian elm, 'Northwest' poplar and spruce from the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Association (PFRA) Nursery at Indian Head, Saskatchewan.
Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila) is an invasive, fast-growing, drought tolerant plant native to Eastern Siberia, Northern China, Manchuria, and Korea.
Norway maples and London plane trees, for example, were a popular species choice in thee Northeast and Siberian elm was popular in the dry parts of the West.
In my hometown--Tribune, Kansas on the Kansas-Colorado border--we have one basic tree, the Siberian elm. The Siberian elm is a "nothing much" tree.
The other big problem is increasing competition from water-guzzling, non-native plants introduced in the early 20th century Tamarisk (salt cedar), Russian olive, and Siberian elm are all taking a toll on the bosque.
* Homestead is a cross between a Siberian elm and a complex hybrid of two Dutch elms.

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