Friday, June 26, 2015

Tree 253

Tree 253  Ulmus minor  Smooth-leaf Elm, Field Elm

 This tree was rated with a condition of 9 out of 10 in 2005, and was 30 Metres in height. And today it is estimated to be about 85 years in age.
The same species of elm is also beside it Tree 252, both of these are near the Crease Clinic, and are located along the concrete walkway that leads from Pine Terrace to West Lawn.

There are ten specimens of this particular species on the Riverview hospital site, they are:
 Tree 37, 128, 417, 418, 1054, 1111, 1186, 1187

There are many more species of Ulmus to be found in the collection.

Tree 253, with Tree 252 behind it.  March 2008

Bark, with ID tag. Typical to see the bark well covered with moss here in B.C.

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