American Elm

Range of the American Elm
American Elm

Location: Common throughout Minnesota, more abundant on rich bottom lands in southern half of state. Commonly found along water sources. (Also found throughout the entire eastern half of the U.S., as well as into southern Canada.)

Fun Facts: Light brown; heavy; hard; strong; difficult to split; rough, sandpaper-like texture to leaves

Uses: Boats; furniture; veneer for baskets and crates

Full Size: 80-100 feet in height, 2-4 feet in diameter

Age at Maturity: 90 years

  • American Elm
    American Elm
    American Elm

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Trees absorb carbon, and finished products store it! These products made from wood are 50% carbon by weight.

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