Derby City Council

The Flora of Derbyshire - Checklist, Maps and Sample Accounts

The species account below is an early version, drafted around 2003. It has been provided here to aid understanding, but please be aware it may not fully tally with the up-to-date map and statistics shown below.

Ulmus plotii

Plot's Elm

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Dates link to glossary page
First year: 1969
Latest year: 1969

County Status link to glossary page
Native

Family link to glossary page
Ulmaceae

Total records held link to glossary page
3

Grid Square Count link to glossary page
1987-2007Ever
Monads: 0 2
Tetrads: 0 2
Hectads: 0 3

Conservation Status link to glossary page
F, D, AA

Account last edited
Sep 5 2003

Explanation of terms

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Species Details

Plot’s Elm is a very rare native tree of copses and hedgerows that is also often planted. It was recorded for dales of the Wye Valley (SK17), Cutthorpe (SK3474) and Ford (SK4080) in Clapham’s (1969) Flora but there have been no more recent records. It is not known if this lack of recent records means the tree has been killed off by Dutch Elm disease or has simply been over looked. As a native plant it is a Nationally Scarce species and a U.K. species of Conservation Concern.

This plant is in Category 4 of the local Red Data List, 2009.