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The beetle attacks maple, birch, elm, willow, ash, poplar and the Ohio buckeye, killing them within about 10 years.
Tree species affected by the 2015 proposal include elms, sycamores, maples, box elders, catalpa and mulberries, among others.
Breedlove goes through a list of magnolia, elm, and maple trees that shade the campus and accent Georgian-style buildings clustered around green spaces such as the North Campus Lawn and Georgia Quad.
Two trees, a butternut and an elm, that had been on the old Middle School campus, were saved and transformed into eagle sculptures during the city's annual Homecoming celebration last August at North Olmsted Park.
Soon the rasping sounds of a saw joined those of falling water, and local settlers carried away splintery but fresh-smelling planks of oak, elm and walnut.
The spitball also was outlawed in 1920, ending an era when pitchers were allowed to load up a ball with saliva produced naturally, or with help from chewing gum or slippery elm (a lozenge taken for coughs and colds) to make their pitches move.
Some of these species include willow, Arizona ash, hackberry, poplar, pecan, Siberian elm, Bradford pear, mature water oaks (a species known for blowing over in hurricanes) and silver maple.
Lombardy poplar, honeylocust, any species of cottonwood or willow, many maples and elms.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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