|Desert Hackberry (Celtis pallida)|
DESCRIPTION: 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.