Winged elm

Common name:  winged elm, wahoo

(iti or itti’ = tree and tohto or tohto’ = elm)

Scientific name:  Ulmus alata

Leaf:

Shape/morphology/growth habit:

Bark:

impressive winged elm branch
wings on elm branch

elm bark

Fruit/seed/reproductive:

Video links:

Winged elm by Darrell Barnes

 

This tree identification page is a collaboration of Darrell Barnes, Todd Willis, students and interested parties.  The goal is to create a tree identification quiz.

Photo location and credit for pic will be in the image description.

(Chickasaw) from:

Humes, James and Humes, Vinnie May James.  A Concise Chickasaw Dictionary. Chickasaw Press, 2015.

The book shows the correct pronunciation of the Chickasaw words used in this application.  Some of the Chickasaw tree names listed may be names of the fruit or edible portion.  The Chickasaws were the native peoples of North Mississippi and are the Brother Tribe to the Choctaw people.

Your edits in the comments are appreciated.  Thanks!

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