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Celtis occidentalis
(hackberry)

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Celtis occidentalis (hackberry)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 27 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Celtis occidentalis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • hackberry
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Graft stock
  • Ornamental
  • Wood/timber
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Celtis occidentalis L.

Preferred Common Name

  • hackberry

Variety

  • Celtis occidentalis var. canina (Rafl) Sarg.
  • Celtis occidentalis var. crassifolia (Lam.) Gray
  • Celtis occidentalis var. pumila (Pursh) A. Gray

Other Scientific Names

  • Celtis audibertiana Spach.
  • Celtis crassifolia Lam.

International Common Names

  • English: American hackberry; beaverwood; false elm; hagberry; nettletree; northern hackberry; sugarberry; Western hackberry
  • French: micicoulier ronce; Micocoulier occidental

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: naeldetrae
  • Germany: Abendlaendischer Zuergelbaum; Nordamerikanischer Zuergelbaum; Westlicher Zuergelbaum
  • Greece: Celtis aetnensis
  • Italy: bgolaro occidentale; Celtis dell'etna
  • Netherlands: zwepenboom
  • Sweden: bäralm
  • USA: gube; kaapsit; yamnumnugapi

EPPO code

  • CETOC (Celtis occidentalis)

Trade name

  • American hackberry
  • common hackberry

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Urticales
  •                         Family: Ulmaceae
  •                             Genus: Celtis
  •                                 Species: Celtis occidentalis

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Agroforestry
  • Graft stock

General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Wood/timber

Wood Products

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Containers

  • Boxes
  • Cases
  • Cooperage
  • Crates
  • Pallets

Furniture

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Exterior fittings
  • Fences
  • Flooring
  • For light construction

Vehicle bodies

Veneers

Woodware

  • Industrial and domestic woodware
  • Sports equipment
  • Tool handles