- The American Elm is also known as the White Elm, Water Elm, or
Common Elm and is a large deciduous
- American Elm trees are well-adapted to thrive in urban communities as well as in forests.
- This tree is generally found in wetlands.
- The wood of American Elm trees is used in flooring, plywood, railroad ties, and pulp.
- Dutch Elm disease nearly killed all the
American Elms in the 30's-40's