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Celtis pumila

Celtis pumila Pursh

Dwarf Hackberry

Ulmaceae (Elm Family)


USDA Symbol: CEPU10

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Usually up to about 25 feet, can be up to 75 feet in the right conditions.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Canada: ON

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) 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 pumila in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Celtis pumila in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Celtis pumila


Record Modified: 2023-05-23
Research By: CBR

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