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HEATH F AMI LY ( ERICACEA) .

Swa mpa z a l e ao c c u r sp r i ma r i l y i ne a s t e r na n ds o u t h e r nNe w Yo r ki nwe two o d sa n ds wa mp s . I t r e a c h e sa b o u t6i nh e i g h t , a n dh a s s p i c y f r a g r a n t , wh i t e( s e l d o mp i n k ) f l o we r st h a ta p p e a ri nJ u l y .

RARITY STATUS:V

ELM F AMI LY ( ULMACEAE)

Ro c ke l mi same d i u m-s i z e dt r e et o a b o u t5 0 ’t a l la n di sf o u n do nd r y , r o c k ys i t e st h r o u g h o u tu p d s t a t eNe w Yo r k . Ro c ke l md i f f e r sf r o mt h emo r e c o mmo ns l i p p e r y( U. r u b r a )a n d Ame r i c a ne l m( U. a me r i c a n a )i nt h a t t h ec r o wno fr o c ke l mh a sad i s t i n c t c e n t r a ls t e m, b u d sa r er e l a t i v e l yl o n g ( t o1 / 4 ”l e n g t h )a n d v e r ys h a r p , a n d b r a n c h e sa r ec o v e r e dwi t hav e r y t h i c k , c o r k yb a r k . Li k eAme r i c a ne l m, c r o s s s e c t i o n so ft h e b a r kr e v e a la l t e r n a t i n gl a y e r so fwh i t e a n db r o wn . RARITY STATUS: U, S2 S3 , G5

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