Celtis occidentalis, commonly known as the common hackberry, is a large
deciduous tree native to North America. It is also known as the nettletree,
Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis), is a widespread small to medium-size tree,
known also as common hackberry, sugarberry, nettletree, beaverwood, north ern
Nov 12, 2015 ... Celtis occidentalis L. Common hackberry, Northern hackberry, American
hackberry, Nettle tree, Beaverwood, False elm. Ulmaceae (Elm Family).
Hackberry is planted as a street tree in midwest cities because of its tolerance to a wide range of soil and moisture conditions.
In western Nebraska, hackberry grows on the north side of sand dunes and in river valleys.
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Tree identification fact sheet with description and photos of the leaf, flower, fruit,
twig, bark and form.
Fact Sheet ST-140. November 1993. Celtis occidentalis. Figure 1. Mature
Common Hackberry. Common Hackberry. 1. Edward F. Gilman and Dennis G.
HackberryCeltis occidentalis. Hackberry - Celtis occidentalis. The hackberry,
while often forgotten by casual consumers, is commonly heralded by tree experts
Celtis occidentalis. Elm family (Ulmaceae). Description: At maturity, this tree is
typically 40-80' tall, forming a straight central trunk and an ovoid crown. Trunk
Introduction. The tree forms a rounded vase reaching a height of 40 to 80 feet, is
a rapid grower, and transplants easily. The mature bark is light gray, rough and ...