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Celtis laevigata var. brevipes

Celtis laevigata Willd. var. brevipes (S. Watson) Sarg.

Sugarberry, Netleaf Hackberry

Ulmaceae (Elm Family)

Synonym(s): Celtis brevipes


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 45 feet tall.
Fruit: Reddish or reddish black when ripe.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May


Native Habitat: Dry hills, often on limestone or basalt, ravine banks, rocky outcrops, occasionally in sandy soils.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Celtis laevigata var. brevipes in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Celtis laevigata var. brevipes in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Celtis laevigata var. brevipes


Record Modified: 2020-06-11
Research By: CBR

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