Ulmus procera Salisb.
Atinian elm, common elm, elm, elm tree, English cork elm, English elm, European elm, silver elm
Native to southern and western Europe (i.e. Hungary, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Yugoslavia, France, Spain and possibly also England).
Occasionally naturalised in some parts of southern Australia (i.e. naturalised in south-eastern South Australia, sparingly naturalised in south-western Western Australia, Victoria and the ACT, and possibly naturalised in eastern New South Wales).
Widely naturalised in other parts of the world, including in many parts of North America (i.e. in the USA and eastern Canada).
English elm (Ulmus procera) is regarded as an emerging environmental weed in South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia.
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