It was fruit that I had collected more than 20 years ago, as part of my dissertation research, which was to study the mineralisation processes within the hackberry (Celtis occidentalis
A census of all trees with a dbh [greater than or equal to] 20 cm revealed that the floodplain woodland is dominated by woody species commonly characteristic of this habitat, e.g., Acer negundo, Popuius deltoides, Acer succharinum, Platanus occidentalis, Juglans nigra, Aescuius glabra, Celtis occidentalis
, and Ulmus americana.
There have been a few records of the blue-gray gnatcatcher breeding in eastern and southeastern Nebraska since the 1960s (Ducey, 1988), but records have been restricted to mature-riparian hardwood forests dominated by bur oaks (Quercus macrocarpa), cottonwoods (Populus deltoides), green ashes (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), and hackberries (Celtis occidentalis
; Mollhoff, 2001).
We grouped the most common tree species into the following categories (Table 1): black gum (Nyssa sylvatica var sylvatica), eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana), hackberry (Celtis occidentalis
), sassafras (Sassafras albidum), sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata), blackjack oak (Quercus marilandica), bur oak (Q.
According to Schramm, common hackberry (Celtis occidentalis
) can be found throughout most of the upper Midwestern United States while its kissing cousin southern sugarberry (C.
The Witchey's Island site is representative of an eastern Nebraska riparian forest with a mixed-hardwood community, where the tree canopy is Celtis occidentalis
, hackberry; Fraxinus pennslyvanica, green ash; Morus alba, white mulberry; Quercus macrocarpa, bur oak; and Ulmus americana, American elm.
Shallow Black tupelo Nyssa sylvatica Deep Cottonwood Populus deltoides Shallow Crape myrtle Lagerstroemia indicans Shallow Hackberry Celtis occidentalis
Shallow Hickory Carya spp.
Phagos Hackberry New experiences; messages Celtis occidentalis
Although sugar maple dominated all parts of the topographic gradient, the areas nearest the stream had significantly higher basal areas of hackberry (Celtis occidentalis
), Ohio buckeye (Aesculus glabra), black cherry (Prunus serotina), and bush honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii) (Chiles 1985).
Torus structure and development in the woods of Ulmus alata Michx., Celtis laevigata Willd., and Celtis occidentalis
Consider planting one of these drought to lerant trees: American plum (Prunus americana), bristlecone pine, burr oak (Quercus macrocarpa), cockspur thorn (Crataegus crus-galli), curl-leaf mountain mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius), Gambell oak, common hackberry (Celtis occidentalis
), pinon pine, ponderosa pine (Montana's state tree), and upright junipers.