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Celtis laevigata Willd.
Sugarberry, Southern Hackberry

Celtis laevigata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Cannabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States and northeastern Mexico.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood website for more information and images. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Celtis laevigata available from :

Celtis laevigata has been found in the following 45 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Native
Arch Creek Park Present Native
Barley Barber Swamp Present Native
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Enchanted Forest Park Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Greynolds Park Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kendalwood Present Native
LaBelle Nature Park Present Native
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Muscara Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pine Island National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Native
Red Reef Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Simpson Park Present Native
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native
Tree Tops Park Present Native
Warbler Wetland Natural Area Present Native

Celtis laevigata has been found in the following 10 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Celtis laevigata has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Maritime Hammock
Mesic Hammock
Prairie Hammock
Rockland Hammock

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Celtis laevigata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Celtis laevigata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Celtis laevigata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton