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Physical Setting
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Tucson Plants
Tucson Animals
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PlantsNative TreesNative ShrubsNative CactusesWildflowersOther Plants
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Desert Hackberry (Celtis pallida)
desert hackberryDESCRIPTION: Shrub to 20'. Evergreen, spiny. Flowers whitish to 1/16" wide followed by yellowish-orange berry in the fall. Leaves simple, smooth-edged (sometimes toothed), oval to elliptical to 1.5" long. Ulmaceae (Elm) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom in summer. Berries are eaten by people and wildlife.

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