Notable about this species*
- Dutch elm disease has greatly reduced the number of American elms in Maine.
- The wood is hard and heavy and hard to split.
- It is used to make flooring, rail road ties and pulp.
- Wood from the American elm used to be used to make barrel hoops, door thresholds, barn stall flooring, and wheel hubs.
Map to this tree.
Coordinates: 44.873426, -68.634788
* Source: “Forest Trees of Maine”, Centennial Edition, 1908 to 2008, a publication of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry