Celtis tenuifolia Nutt.
Common Name: DWARF HACKBERRY
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt Shrub
Status: SC
Celtis tenuifolia heavily shaded R. Schipper heavily shaded

Borders of forests, fields and fencerows, and open dryish sandy forests. Very local, but often abundant where found.

A shrub or small irregular tree to ca. 6 m tall, with smaller, more ovate, and more sparsely veined leaves than in Celtis occidentalis. Some authors apply the name C. pumila to our species while others consider this name to be a synonym of C. occidentalis

 

Locations

Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
St. Joseph County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 6, 2021. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=713.