Water Elm

Planera aquatica

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Planera is a genus of flowering plants with a single species, Planera aquatica, the planertree or water elm. Found in the southeastern United States,it is a small deciduous tree 10–15 m tall, closely related to the elms but with a softly, prickly nut 10–15 mm diameter, instead of a winged seed. It grows, as the name suggests, on wet sites. The leaves are 3–7 cm long, with a serrated margin. Despite its common English name, this...

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