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Scotch Elm 
Ulmus glabra Huds.

Height  40m (132')

Leaves 8-16cm (3-6")

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Also known as Wych elm, these trees are native to Europe and western Asia and common in North and West Britain and Ireland.  Similar to the Slippery elm, this tree is often planted in urban centers in eastern North America.  Often growing to a height of 40m, 500 year-old specimens are known to exist.  

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