Taxon: Celtis laevigata Willd.

 
Genus: Celtis
Family: Cannabaceae
Nomen number: 70160
Place of publication: Berlin. Baumz. ed. 2, 81. 1811
Name Verified on: 22-Sep-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Sep-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • southern hackberry  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • sugar hackberry  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • sugarberry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • glattblättriger Zürgelbaum  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • palo blanco  (Source: F NAmer) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Wiegrefe, pers. comm. 1997)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Kansas, - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, - West Virginia
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Godfrey, R. K. Trees, shrubs, and woody vines of northern Florida and adjacent Georgia and Alabama. 1988 (TreesSV NFla Ga Al)
  • Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. 1979-1981 (Aquat SE US)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)
  • Wiegrefe, S. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Celtis laevigata Willd. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Celtis laevigata cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image