Desert Hackberry is a member of the
plant appears as a spiny evergreen shrub and grows to 20 feet in height.
Leaves are dark green and elliptical to oval and grow on alternate sides
of the stem to 1.5 inches in length. The plant
typically grows in washes canyons and in open desert at elevations between
1500 - 3500 feet.
The sharp spines of the Desert
Hackberry can reach 1 inch in length.
Desert Hackberry blooms in the summer and produces
tiny whitish flowers to 1/16 inches wide followed by a twin or single
green egg-shaped berry to 0.25 inches in length.