Massachusetts State Tree: American Elm - 50 State Guide
Massachusetts State Tree American Elm (Ulmaceae Ulmus americana) Adopted on March 21, 1941. The American elm, (Ulmaceae Ulmus americana,) was adopted as Massachusetts official tree on March 21, 1941 to commemorate the fact that General George Washington took command of the Continental Army beneath one on Cambridge Common in 1775. It is a large tree, with gray flaky bark.
DA: 59 PA: 83 MOZ Rank: 84