White elm (Ulmus americana)
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Latin (scientific) name: Ulmus americana
Common English name: White elm
Other names: American elm
French name: Orme d’Amérique
Mainly flat, wet areas.
Native to eastern Canada, White elm populations have declined over the past few years due to Dutch Elm Disease.
2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.
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