NATIVE RANGE: Eastern North America
DESCRIPTION: Medium sized deciduous tree with a vase-like profile, leaves are toothy, serrated, and asymmetrical at the base, samara fruit.
JEWELRY: Branches foraged in early spring feature alternating buds, live casts in silver and gold.
IDENTIFICATION: Elms in general are quite easy to identify by their asymmetrical leaves. Notice the bottom of the leaves in this photo, all varieties of elms display this characteristic.