Dwarf Hackberry

Celtis tenuifolia

Also called Small Sugar Hackberry, this small tree is native to eastern North America. It produces brown, hairy, lateral winter buds that are 1-2 cm long; terminal buds at the ends of branches are absent. This species is protected in Canada under the Species at Risk Act.
Habitat:
Dry sites and open woods.
Growth Habit:
Large shrub or small tree, growing up to 7 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Mid-spring after leaves emerge.
Presence in US:
AL AR DC FL GA IL IN KS KY LA MD MI MO MS NC NJ OH OK PA SC TN TX VA WV
Presence in Canada:
ON