American hackberry


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Noun1.American hackberry - large deciduous shade tree of southern United States with small deep purple berriesAmerican hackberry - large deciduous shade tree of southern United States with small deep purple berries
Celtis, genus Celtis - large genus of trees and shrubs with berrylike fruit
hackberry, nettle tree - any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits
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This forest contains at least 24 different tree species, the most common of which include sugar hackberry (Celtis laevigata), American hackberry (Celtis occidentalis), green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides), bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa), American elm (Ulmus americana), cedar elm (Ulmus crassifolia) and slippery elm (Ulmus rubra).
Common Name Scientific Name Box elder Acer negundo Chittamwood Bumelia lanuginosa Pecan Carya illinoensis Sugar hackberry Celtis laevigata American hackberry Celtis occidentalis Rough-leaf dogwood Cornus drummondii Hawthorn Crataegus spp.

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