Sound value: A
Literal meaning: Elm
Pronounced as “AHL-m”
Features: Large evergreen conifer tree (Pine Family)
Uses: Wood in building and furniture, essential oils, vegetable tar. Medicinal uses.
North Central Florida
Features: Large evergreen conifer trees (Pine Family)
Uses: major resources for naval stores pine tar and pitch) in the past. Today turpentine, rosin, and fatty acids are derived from these trees.
Features: Tall evergreen tree (Pine Family)
Uses: Resin used to make turpentine. Wood used.
Features: Tall deciduous tree, prefers damp soils (Elm Family)
Uses: Wood used in building. Medicinal uses.
Modern divinatory meaning: Clear view to the future, perspective, foresight
Animal symbolism (based on traditional lore): bear
Bird symbolism (based on traditional lore): lapwing
Color: Piebald (spotted black & white)