Taxon: Celtis reticulata Torr.

Genus: Celtis
Family: Cannabaceae
Nomen number: 9778
Place of publication: Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 2:247. 1827 (Acct. pl. Rocky Mts.)
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jul-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • netleaf hackberry  (Source: AH 519) - English
  • palo blanco  (Source: F NAmer) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support (fide AH 519)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Durango, - Sinaloa
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • 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. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. 1964 (F SonorDes)
  • Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. 1920 (TreesS Mex)
  • Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. 1980 (F Baja)


Check other web resources for Celtis reticulata Torr. :

  • 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 reticulata 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.