The trees at Keele

We have over 150 species of tree on campus, not counting the 240 species and varieties of Flowering Cherry! Amongst them are many of our common native species as well as some more unusual ones. So, if you can't tell a Beech from a Birch or just want to know a bit more about them then read on!

Hackberry Celtis occidentalis

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A large deciduous tree of North America. The small berries, hackberries, are eaten by a number of birds and mammals.

Location: one in the special collection by the Memorial Garden; square K11; compartment 24B.