Ulmus rubra (Slippery Elm)
11. In the group of trees between the Technical Education Laboratory and Cook Hall you can see from the pavement several examples of: Ulmus rubra (Slippery Elm). Elm leaves are usually not bilaterally symmetrical, meaning that they do not have mirror image right and left sides. This species has leaves that have a very rough texture. Slippery elm is less affected by Dutch Elm Disease than is the once common American Elm.