A genus of trees (Celtis) related to the elm, but bearing drupes with scanty, but often edible, pulp. Celtis occidentalis is common in the Eastern United States.
Native American wood. Used widely in the South. Resembles elm. Has a natural blonde color.
small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits; southern United States
An elm-like wood with a light blonde color.
Celtis Tamarix Tamarix
(genus Celtis) A light blonde color elm-like wood of southern United States. Has small black purple berrylike fruits, ediblewith large pits.
Hackberry Celtis is a genus of about 60-70 species of deciduous trees widespread in warm temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, in southern Europe, southern and eastern Asia, and southern and central North America, and south to central Africa. They are generally medium-sized trees, reaching 10-25 m tall, rarely up to 40 m tall.