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Celtis laevigata var. smallii

Celtis laevigata Willd. var. smallii (Beadle) Sarg.

Small's Hackberry, Sugarberry

Ulmaceae (Elm Family)



USDA Native Status:


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 100 feet tall.
Fruit: Orange to brown or red when ripe.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , GA , KY , NC , SC , TN , VA
Native Habitat: Rich bottomlands along streams, flood plains, rocky slopes.

Web Reference

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


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

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