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Sugarberry
Celtis laevigata
  
About Sugarberry (Celtis laevigata) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Celtis laevigata, the Sugarberry, is a medium-sized tree native to North America. It is also sometimes referred to as Southern Hackberry, or in the southern U.S. Sugar Hackberry or just Hackberry. Sugarberry is easily confused with Common Hackberry, (Celtis occidentalis) where the range overlaps. Sugarberry has narrower leaves which are smoother above. The species can also be distinguished by habitat: where the ranges overlap, Common Hackberry occurs primarily in upland areas, whereas Sugarberry occurs mainly in bottomland areas.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Tree

Size
Size
35 - 80 ft tall

Form
Form
Upright

Growth Rate
Growth Rate
Moderate

Flower Color
Flower Color
Green

Flowering Season
Flowering Season
Spring

Wildlife Supported
 


Landscaping Information
Soil Description
Soil Description
Prefers loamy or clay soils. Grows poorly in sandy soils.

Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 4.4" - 35.9", Summer Precipitation: 0.37" - 1.01", Coldest Month: 48.2" - 61.3", Hottest Month: 74.5" - 88.7", Humidity: 1.94" - 42.78", Elevation: 23" - 490"


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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