Water elm (Planera aquatica)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 25 to 35 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Yellowish-green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

This is a Planera aquatica swamp that makes up some of the bottom

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Location: Burroughs Park. Harris County, TexasDate: 2015-08-16This is a Planera aquatica swamp that makes up some of the bottom
By Misti
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Need help identifying a sapling by GardenGoober Apr 16, 2016 1:54 AM 8

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