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Celtis tenuifolia

Celtis tenuifolia Nutt.

Dwarf Hackberry, Small Hackberry, Small Sugar Hackberry, Georgia Hackberry, Upland Hackberry

Ulmaceae (Elm Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Celtis laevigata var. smallii

Sugar Hackberry


Location: Limestone hill, 50 m S of S Oakwell Farms Pky & 120 m E of Harry Wurzbach Drive--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Caliche slope; full sun; among Quercus, Ulmus & Diospyros.

Description: Spreading crown of 7 m tree. Branches gray/corky, glabrous. Leaves petiolate (6+ mm), opposite, elliptic-lanceolate, acute to acuminate at apex, rounded at oblique base, to 2.5 x 5 cm; pale gray-green both surfaces; lower w/coarse pubescence mostly on veins. Fruit a globose drupe, 4+ mm dia, w/single stone, on 6 mm peduncle.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 27, 1994
Specimen number: 558

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0842
Accession Date: Jul 26, 1994
Accession Number: 63

Annotations: MXFXB (In fruit). [=C. tenuifolia]

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