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Sonoran Desert Plants
Celtis reticulata (Netleaf Hackberry)

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 Celtis reticulata

 Celtis reticulata

Habitat: canyons, washes, mountains
Life Form: tree
Leaf Description: alternate,simple,cordate
Flower Color: greenish or green
Flowering Period: Spring
Spines: spineless
Family: Cannabaceae (hemp family)
Abundance: rare
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, and J. Malusa. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 12. Eudicots: Campanulaceae to Cucurbitaceae. Phytoneuron 2015-21: 1-39. Published 30 March 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 8 (4.4 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Celtis reticulata (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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