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Common Hackberry Fact Sheet

Family:  Cannabaceae - Hemp family
(previously listed as member of Ulmaceae Elm family)
Latin name:  Celtis occidentalis
Common name:  Hackberry
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Identification Feature Hints


Be sure to look at my page for Celtis laevigata - Sugarberry which is closely related to the Hackberry. That page does include photographs of fruit.


References:

Ohio State University - http://hcs.osu.edu/hcs/TMI/Plantlist/ce_talis.html

USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 1 January 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. Celtis occidentalis Plant profile page.


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