Wych Elm

Ulmus glabra

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Ulmus glabra, the Wych elm or Scots elm, has the widest range of the European elm species, from Ireland eastwards to the Urals, and from the Arctic Circle south to the mountains of the Peloponnese in Greece; it is also found in Iran. A large, deciduous tree, it is essentially a montane species, growing at elevations The tree can form pure forests in Scandinavia and occurs as far north as latitude 67°N at Beiarn in Norway.

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