Celtis occidentalis L.
Family: Cannabaceae
northern hackberry
[Celtis canina Raf.,  more]
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Etymology: Celtis: Greek name for some other tree
Plants: perennial tree with a rounded crown; gray, deeply furrow bark becoming warty with age; no thorns, wood light yellow
Leaves: lance-like oval to widely oval or triangular, leathery, base widely pointed, edges with 10-40 teeth occurring well past the middle, surface rough
Flowers: inflorescence of hanging, dense clusters; blooms March-May
Fruits: dark orange berry turning dark purple to black when ripe, pit cream colored
Habitat: moist; streambanks, floodplains, woodlands, in rich soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Kitty Kohout  
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Dennis W. Woodland  
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Paul Drobot  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Robert R. Kowal  
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Derek Anderson  
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Paul Drobot  
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