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An individual instance of Ulmus americana (American elm)
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You can find this tree by walking into the MRB III main entrance, passing straight through the lobby, and out the other side. This tree is the first one on your left after you enter the courtyard.

Chapman Quad is a green, quiet place in the middle of a busy research institution. The four large American elms in the Quad provide shade and beauty to the people who visit there. How did the Quad come to be there? To learn more about it and its elm trees, go to this tree's history page.

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This organism is a living specimen that is part of the  Vanderbilt University Arboretum  with the local identifier 4-387.

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Ulmus americana


sec. 1993

common name: American elm
family: Ulmaceae
Identified 2020-03-25 by Steven J. Baskauf

Identification remarks: Observed flowers in spring of 2016


Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
Click on these geocoordinates to load a map showing the location: 36.144312°, -86.800812°
Coordinate uncertainty about: 10 m.
Altitude: 170 m.

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whole tree (or vine) - winter 1993 =

Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds., 1993. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Flora of North America Association, New York, NY, US and Oxford, UK.

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