Siberian Elm. Ulmus Pumila. The State of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources classifies it as an invasive species, noting that “[t]he tree can invade and dominate disturbed prairies in just a few years.” (see link for more info.) This fast growing, hard to eradicate tree is a real problem here, growing up under homes andContinue reading “Siberian Elm”
Some Elm buds I found in the Moreau River Valley today on the Cheyenne River reservation. Most of the elms in the area are impacted by Dutch Elm Disease, but a few seem to be immune. These buds are from a tree that appears to be healthy and thriving.