DAVIDSON TREASURE TREES

#014 American/Slippery Elm
(Ulmus americana)

This American elm was reportedly planted when the home was constructed in 1901 in Davidson’s first residential development. It sits along an alley behind South Street. It has a sister tree, another American elm that is also tagged but not included as an individual tree in our program.

Statistics (2020)

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More Information

  • Year Recognized: 2021
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  • Property Type: Private
  • Ecological Value: American Elms are rare trees in the United States as Dutch Elm Disease killed off many of the Elms that lined city streets. Dutch Elm Disease is active in the Charlotte area but this tree has thankfully survived.
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