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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Celtis smallii   FAMILY Cannabaceae


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Celtis laevigata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 056-03-001?:
Celtis laevigata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Celtis smallii

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Celtis laevigata var. smallii

 

COMMON NAME:
Small's Hackberry


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image of Celtis smallii, Small's Hackberry

JK Marlow    jkm140528_237b

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Celtis smallii, Small's Hackberry

JK Marlow    jkm140922_869

September    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Margins of leaves subtending fruits have 2-15 teeth 1-2mm long on each side, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Celtis smallii, Small's Hackberry

JK Marlow    jkm140930_008

September    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Celtis smallii   FAMILY Cannabaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Celtis laevigata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 056-03-001?:
Celtis laevigata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Celtis smallii

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Celtis laevigata var. smallii

 

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4003

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Piedmont (rare elesewhere), an endemic

Look for it in glades, woodlands, forests, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish
Mostly unisexual
5-6 lobed calyx
Petals absent
Superior ovary

Staminate inflorescences cymes or fascicles; pistillate solitary or few-flowered

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pinkish-orange
Drupe

 

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