Celtis occidentalis

A large tree of mesic to dry calcareous bedrock, hackberry is the host plant for the hackberry emperor, Asterocampa celtis.

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Seedling

Note the notch in the cotyledons. This one was far from a mature tree, but underneath a good bird perch.
R Parker

Mentioned in Solidago

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
hackberry
Type: 
Native
Shrubs, Trees
Status: 
Scarce in FL
Moisture: 
Dry
Moist
Wet
Light: 
Sun
Part Sun
Showy fruit
Attracts butterflies

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