Celtis tenuifolia

Nuttall

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

Common names: Dwarf hackberry micocoulier de Soper
Endemic
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

Distribution

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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.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Celtis tenuifolia"
longitudinal +
Susan L. Sherman-Broyles +, William T. Barker +  and Leila M. Schulz +
Nuttall +
light gray +
fissured +
cuneate;rounded +
unequal +
upright +  and spreading +
4(-5)-lobed +
thick-walled +
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. +
orange;brown or cherry red +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
orbicular +
0-500 m +
curved +  and straight +
absent;scanty +
sigmoid +  and curved +
nonfunctional +
distinct +  and free +
pistillate +, staminate +  and pedicellate +
cluster +, few-flowered +  and solitary +
bisexual +  and unisexual +
globose +  and ovoid +
On slopes and along streams in open woods +
cluster +, few-flowered +, solitary +  and pistillate +
pinnate +  and palmate-pinnate +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
distichous +  and alternate +
2-cleft +  and entire +
elongate +
serrate +  and entire +
amphitropous +, anatropous +  and pendulous +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Flowers spring (Apr–May). +
2(-3)-carpellate +
Gen. N. Amer. Pl. +
valvate +  and imbricate +
persistent +
rounded +
cream colored +
persisting +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
distinct +
divided +
dark gray-green +  and gray-green +
Celtis georgiana +, Celtis occidentalis var. georgiana +, Celtis pumila var. georgiana +, Celtis tenuifolia var. georgiana +  and Celtis tenuifolia var. soperi +
Celtis tenuifolia +
species +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
slender +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
tree +  and shrub +