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planertree, water-elm

Leaves

blade 3-8 × (2-)2.5(-4) cm.

Flowers

if bisexual, ovary stalked, 1-locular, ovoid, tubercular;

styles 2, reflexed.

Fruits

stalked, compressed, ca. 8 mm, leathery, hirtellous, covered with irregular warty excrescences.

Seeds

ovoid.

Planera aquatica

Phenology Flowering spring (Apr–May).
Habitat Swamps, streams, lakes, alluvial flood plains, often forming large stands
Elevation 0-200 m [0-700 ft]
Discussion

Planera aquatica is endemic to southeastern United States.

(Discussion copyrighted by Flora of North America; reprinted with permission.)

Distribution
from FNA
AL; AR; FL; GA; IL; KY; LA; MO; MS; NC; OK; SC; TN; TX
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Parent taxa Ulmaceae > Planera
Name authority J. F. Gmelin: Syst. Nat. 2: 150. (1791)
Source Flora of North America vol. 3.
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