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Celtis pallida Torr.
Spiny hackberry, Desert hackberry

Celtis pallida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Cannabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southern United States (South Florida, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona), Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Celtis pallida available from :

Celtis pallida has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Cayo Costa State Park Reported
Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park Present Native
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Mound Key Archaeological State Park Present Native

Celtis pallida has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Native

Celtis pallida has been found in the following habitat :
Shell Mound

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Celtis pallida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton