[The Elm Family East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Netleaf Hackberry, Western Hackberry

Celtis reticulata

Synonyms: Celtis douglasii, Celtis laevigata, Celtis laevigata var. reticulata, Celtis occidentalis var. reticulata, Celtis reticulata var. vestita

Flower of Netleaf Hackberry, Western Hackberry: Celtis reticulata (Synonyms: Celtis douglasii, Celtis laevigata, Celtis laevigata var. reticulata, Celtis occidentalis var. reticulata, Celtis reticulata var. vestita)

A close-up of the flowers of netleaf hackberry as seen along the west bank of the John Day River downstream of the Cottonwood Canyon State Park campground.........April 6, 2015.

Netleaf Hackberry, Western Hackberry: Celtis reticulata (Synonyms: Celtis douglasii, Celtis laevigata, Celtis laevigata var. reticulata, Celtis occidentalis var. reticulata, Celtis reticulata var. vestita)

A view of netleaf hackberry just prior to the emergence of the leaves, giving a general idea of the structure of this small tree. Viewed in an area of sand dunes at the lower end of the Goodnoe Hills in south-central Klickitat Countym WA........April 20, 2011. A few individual plants were beginning to leaf out and bloom at other locations nearby.

Netleaf Hackberry, Western Hackberry: Celtis reticulata (Synonyms: Celtis douglasii, Celtis laevigata, Celtis laevigata var. reticulata, Celtis occidentalis var. reticulata, Celtis reticulata var. vestita) - Netleaf Hackberry, Western Hackberry: Celtis reticulata (Synonyms: Celtis douglasii, Celtis laevigata, Celtis laevigata var. reticulata, Celtis occidentalis var. reticulata, Celtis reticulata var. vestita)

Netleaf hackberry still blooming on shaded slopes above the east bank of the John Day River about two miles downstream from Oregon Highway 206 in Cottonwood Canyon State Park and adjacent BLM lands.........April 9, 2016.

Trunk and bark of Netleaf Hackberry, Western Hackberry: Celtis reticulata (Synonyms: Celtis douglasii, Celtis laevigata, Celtis laevigata var. reticulata, Celtis occidentalis var. reticulata, Celtis reticulata var. vestita)

Bark of the netleaf hackberry as seen along the east bank of the Deschutes River about three-quarters of a mile upstream from its mouth, Columbia River Gorge...........November 1, 2014.

Paul Slichter