Celtis tenuifolia


Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 202. 1818.

Common names: Dwarf hackberry micocoulier de Soper
Synonyms: Celtis georgiana Small Celtis occidentalis var. georgiana (Small) Ahles Celtis pumila var. georgiana (Small) Sargent Celtis tenuifolia var. georgiana (Small) Fernald & B. G. Schubert Celtis tenuifolia var. soperi B. Boivin
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Shrubs or small trees , to 8 m; trunks to 30 cm; crowns narrow. Bark light gray, furrowed, warty. Branches without thorns, upright to spreading, irregular. Leaves: petiole 6-10 mm. Leaf blade ovate to occasionally ovate-elliptic, (2-)5-8 × (1-)3-4 cm, base unequal, 1 side rounded, margins mostly entire, serrate and sparingly toothed toward apex, apex blunt, acute, or short-acuminate; surfaces abaxially gray-green, harshly pubescent, adaxially dark gray-green, scabrous. Inflorescences: flowers solitary or few-flowered clusters. Drupes orange to brown or cherry red, glaucous, orbicular, 5-8 mm diam., beakless; pedicel 3-13 mm. Stones cream colored, 5-7 × 5-6 mm, reticulate.

Phenology: Flowers spring (Apr–May).
Habitat: On slopes and along streams in open woods
Elevation: 0-500 m


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Ont., Ala., Ark., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Kans., Ky., La., Md., Mich., Miss., Mo., N.J., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Pa., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Va., W.Va.


Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Susan L. Sherman-Broyles +, William T. Barker +  and Leila M. Schulz +
Nuttall +
Dwarf hackberry +  and micocoulier de Soper +
Ont. +, Ala. +, Ark. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Md. +, Mich. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, N.J. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Okla. +, Pa. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
0-500 m +
On slopes and along streams in open woods +
Flowers spring (Apr–May). +
Gen. N. Amer. Pl. +
Celtis georgiana +, Celtis occidentalis var. georgiana +, Celtis pumila var. georgiana +, Celtis tenuifolia var. georgiana +  and Celtis tenuifolia var. soperi +
Celtis tenuifolia +
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