crenate, doubly serrate, serrate
oblong, elliptic, ovate
July - October
Rough leaf with rounded tips. The reddish area in the middle of each fruit more or less outlines the seed. Fruits in the fall, American elm fruits in the spring.
Woodlands, ravines, open slopes.
The heavy, strong, hard wood is useful wherever these properties are of value, such as in the manufacture of furniture framing.