Slippery Elm

Slippery elm
Categories: Medicinal Plant
Slippery Elm (Wiktionary)

English

Noun

slippery elm (plural slippery elms)

  1. Ulmus rubra, a North American elm tree with a mucilaginous and slightly aromatic inner bark.
  2. A malvaceous shrub (Fremontia californica, now Fremontodendron californicum); so called on the Pacific coast.

Synonyms

  • (Ulmus rubra): red elm, gray elm, soft elm, moose elm, Indian elm
  • (Fremontodendron californicum): California flannelbush, California fremontia, flannel flower
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