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How to identify hackberry tree. Wild edible berries are abundant, taste great, and are good for health. Hackberry trees, Celtis occidentalis, can be found throughout most of North America. Close relatives of hackberry, such as sugarberry, Celtis laevigata, and Celtis australis can be found in other parts of North America and throughout the entire hackberry fruit is considered edible and can be ground as seasoning, made into hackberry milk, eaten raw as a whole food, or the thin sweet berry can be removed from the seed or nut and prepared into jams, jellies, fruit leather, are high in protein, fat and carbohydrates, the three essential nutrients for survival, Hackberries are a great source of calcium, phosphorus and other micro-nutrients. Potentially a great winter survival super food, hackberries ripen in September and October lasting on the tree into winter, or even spring in some is in the elm family, recently placed in the hemp family along with Cannabis, and has medicinal properties similar to that of other elm species. A hackberry bark decoction was used to treat sore throats and an extraction of the wood was used to treat venereal wood is quite hard and was used for fencing and cheap furniture. Hackberry wood seems a bit springy to me, similar to hickory, and may possibly be used to make primitive bow me on Facebook for watching, commenting, subscribing to, and supporting this channel. If you like this video please give a thumbs up and share it with others. If you have any questions or tips please leave a comment.