American hornbeam


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Noun1.American hornbeam - tree or large shrub with grey bark and blue-green leaves that turn red-orange in autumnAmerican hornbeam - tree or large shrub with grey bark and blue-green leaves that turn red-orange in autumn
Carpinus, genus Carpinus - mostly deciduous monoecious trees or shrubs: hornbeams; sometimes placed in subfamily Carpinaceae
hornbeam - any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Carpinus
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The inventory also includes such underused but lovely native trees as the scarlet and overcup oaks, the Kentucky coffee tree and the American hornbeam and hophornbeam.
And let us once again recognize that indefatigable team of Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson, who added 19 champs from Virginia including the pussy willow, American hornbeam, winged elm, and the aforementioned water tupelo.
Zones 1, 2: Good choices include American hornbeam, Eastern redbud, honey locust, Japanese pagoda tree, little-leaf linden, and 'Marshall' seedless green ash.

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