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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Ulmus laevis

European White Elm Seed and LeafEuropean White Elm


  •  Native to central and southeast Europe, Caucasus.

  • Height rarely exceeds 100’.

  • Leaves can reach 4”, smooth to mildly rough above and softly hairy beneath.

  • Seeds are ciliate on edges (similar to U. americana)

  • Trunk can become fluted.

  • Probably more common in Portland than has been recorded.


Tree # Location Dimensions Photo and Notes

3331 NE Hancock St
Right Of Way

103' Height
98' Spread
15.4' Circ.

Heritage Tree 240