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Common Name: Lacebark Elm or Chinese Elm      Latin Name: Ulmus parvifolia      Size: 40 (min) to 50 (max)
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I am looking for one of the following cultivars or similar Golden Ray, Emer II, or Burgundy. I live in Northern Kentucky, Campbell County. Thanks, Maryann Schultz
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PlantPlaces.com QR Code Lacebark Elm or Chinese Elm
Ulmus parvifolia
Origin: Northern & Central China
Maximum Height: 50 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Ulmaceae
Genus: Ulmus
species: parvifolia
Origin: Northern & Central China
Size: 40 (min) to 50 (max)
Size Description: Med shade tree
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Plant Images and Specimens
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Winter Trunk Detail
Location: Rowe Arboretum, Cincinnati
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Winter
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Bark Detail
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein

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Foliage
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein

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Trunk Detail, Parking Lot Island Planting
Location: Loveland-Madeira Rd, Loveland, OH
Age: Medium
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Winter
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Planting of Many Trees in Street Parkway
Location: Wooster Pk. Center Divide, Mariemont, Ohio
Age: Older
Photo Credit: Scott Beuerlein
Season: Winter
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
Specimen: 136
Location: Seneca Gardens 2500 Meadow Seneca Gardens KY
Specimen: 364
Location: Seneca Gardens 2314 Meadow Seneca Gardens KY
Specimen: 375
Location: Mariemont, Wooster Pike, Center Divide 6582 Wooster Pike Mariemont OH
Specimen: 427
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Many trees planted in center divide
Location: Mariemont, OH, Wooster Pike
Photo Credit: Scott Beuerleine
Season: Winter
Location: Parking lot, Loveland, OH 513 Loveland Madeira Road Loveland OH
Specimen: 428
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Parking lot planters
Location: Loveland, OH, Chase bank parking lot
Photo Credit: Scott Beuerleine
Season: Winter
Location: Ault Park 5090 Observatory Circle Cincinnati OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.132521983333300 Longitude: -84.410716583333300] Specimen: 1448
Location: Riverbanks Zoo and Garden 500 Wildlife Parkway Columbia SC 29210
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 34.008841000000000 Longitude: -81.072131940000000] Specimen: 3068
Location: Charleston Charleston SC
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 32.782343460000000 Longitude: -79.931703840000000] Specimen: 3095
Location: Chicago Botanical Garden
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 42.148238710000000 Longitude: -87.788883870000000] Specimen: 3695
Location: University of Cincinnati 2600 Clifton Ave Cincinnati OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.128583970000000 Longitude: -84.517583470000000] Specimen: 3958
Location: University of Cincinnati 2600 Clifton Ave Cincinnati OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.128583970000000 Longitude: -84.517583470000000] Specimen: 3959
Location: Brookgreen Garden South Carolina
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 33.519487400000000 Longitude: -79.094286670000000] Specimen: 8021
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Location: Brookgreen Garden South Carolina

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Location: Brookgreen Garden South Carolina

Location: Brookgreen Garden South Carolina
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 33.520282120000000 Longitude: -79.098166410000000] Specimen: 8052
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Location: Brookgreen Garden South Carolina

Location: Washington, DC 300 New Jersey Ave SE Washington DC 20515
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.929954690000000 Longitude: -77.054111620000000] Specimen: 8153
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National Zoo
Location: Washington, DC 300 New Jersey Ave SE

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