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Re: question on Elm tree name

think i'll vote with melody on this one--because of the association and because it does not seem to be a real common name.

At 10:36 AM 2/6/03 -0600, you wrote:
ok...  I may even cheat and ask him before then... I won't tell the new
class the answer... but just for us to know...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2003 6:08 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] question on Elm tree name

> Tricia,
> Surely, after all the tests are in and graded the instructor will tell
> the class the answer. We expect you to report back to us. Inquiring
> minds wanna know!
> Melody - another good possibility.
> Kitty
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Melody <mhobertm@excite.com>
> Sent: 02/06/03 02:04 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] question on Elm tree name
> >
> > Tricia: Also--maybe the Chinese elm, ulmus parvifolia, as there is a
> Pond of the Drunken Poet (Zhuibai Pond) located in Shanghai, China. I
> know that's stretching it a bit...but closest I could come up with...I
> suppose it could be the name of an old cultivar that has long since been
> forgotten about...some of the Chinese elm trees located in the US that
> I've read about on the 'net are known to be nearly 200 years old...Good
> luck! :-)
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Wed 02/05,  < ECPep@aol.com > wrote:
> From:  [mailto: ECPep@aol.com]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 22:36:43 EST
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] question on Elm tree name
> In a message dated 2/5/03 9:20:42 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> pdickson@nts-online.net writes:
> > I just got a call from a friend that is taking her Master Garden quiz
> and
> > the bonus question has us puzzled.  I hope some of you will know the
> > answer.
> > What is the scientific name for the Drunken Poet Elm?
> > thanks in advance,
> >
> Don't exactly know but it is worth taking a look at the Camperdown Elm
> which
> is associated with a poets walk.  It is Ulmus glabra var. Camperdownii.
> This
> is a very nice and pricey tree used in the US and well known in our area.
> Camperdown Elm is one that grows downward, toward the ground making a form
> not commonly seen in garden trees.  It is sterile and, I believe, grafted
> to
> a normal rootstock.
> Worth a try.
> Claire Peplowski
> NYS z4
> If you have weeds, you don't have enough plants.
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