Invasive Trees

Siberian Elm (Ulmus Pumila)

Siberian elm is a deciduous tree, 30 to 60 feet tall, with an open rounded crown and slender, spreading branches.

Siberian Elm impacts:

The tree can invade and dominate disturbed prairies in just a few years. Siberian elm is a deciduous tree that has been widely planted in Minnesota. It has spread to open, sunny areas such as roadsides and grasslands, where it can form dense thickets.

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Photo credit Bill Hubick

Photo branch of a Siberian Elm