Definition of Jersey elm
1. Noun. A variety of the English elm with erect branches and broader leaves.
Group relationships: Genus Ulmus, Ulmus
Generic synonyms: Elm, Elm Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jersey Elm
Literary usage of Jersey elm
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1. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"Cat., 1836; the jersey elm; is a free-growing variety, difl'ering very little from the species. There are trees of this kind 20 ft. high in the ..."
2. London Trees: Being an Account of the Trees that Succeed in London, with a by Angus Duncan Webster (1920)
"... implements Elm wood is largely employed, while for the cheaper class of coffins it is extensively in use. Guernsey or jersey elm (U. stricta ..."
3. Forests, Woods and Trees in Relation to Hygiene by Augustine Henry (1852)
"Farmer could recommend to the Kensington Town Council only four trees, namely, plane, Ailanthus, jersey elm, and Lombardy poplar, though he suggested the ..."