Sunset Park Elm

Ulmus americanaThe chartreuse edition.Ulmus americanaAnd on the micro level, a single seed from the rich crop the tree is now laden with. Remember, elms are wind-pollinated, so the early flowering resulting in early fruiting. On average, it takes 70,900 of these little winged seeds to make up a pound, according to this USFS site.

But wait, a bonus video! If you’re in the area today, you’ll have noticed it’s as windy as all get-out. Here’s the old beast standing up to the gusts with ease. Turn the sound down.

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