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Related to Carpinus: Ostrya, Carpinus caroliniana
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Noun1.Carpinus - mostly deciduous monoecious trees or shrubs: hornbeamsCarpinus - mostly deciduous monoecious trees or shrubs: hornbeams; sometimes placed in subfamily Carpinaceae
hamamelid dicot genus - genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
Betulaceae, birch family, family Betulaceae - monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis)
hornbeam - any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Carpinus
Carpinus betulus, European hornbeam - medium-sized Old World tree with smooth grey bark and leaves like beech that turn yellow-orange in autumn
American hornbeam, Carpinus caroliniana - tree or large shrub with grey bark and blue-green leaves that turn red-orange in autumn
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Unfortunately, there are no approved chemicals on the market now and the only solution is to remove the hedge completely, including as much of the root system as possible and then to replant with a species that is known to have some resistance, such as Yew (Taxus baccata) Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus), Common Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus), Berberis species and Bamboos (Arundinaria).
Pawpaw (Asimina triloba), blue beech (Carpinus caroliniana), Ironwood (Ostrya virginiana), and grape (Vitis spp.), were never observed being used as song perches by Cerulean Warblers.
Betula nigra, Carpinus caroliniana, Ulmus americana, and Liriodendron tulipifera (RIV = 16, 11, 11, 10%) dominate the floodplain.
Carpinus betulus (hornbean), Ilex aquifolium (holly) and Escallonia 'Langleyensis' make for very attractive hedges and where the latter two have either berries or flowers as does Forsythia x intermedia 'spectabilis', which increases the beauty and interest that hedging can provide.
HORNBEAM (Carpinus betulus) is a native of the south-east and looks a little like a beech.
Slopes surrounding the bog are covered with an acidic nonpodzol brown forest soil upon which is situated a mixed deciduous woodland dominated by Quercus cerris and Carpinus betulus.
Eastern red maple (Acer rubrum) European hornbean (Carpinus betulus) Goldenrain tree (Koelreuteria paniculata) Swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor) Turkish hazel (Corylus colurna)
Regarding a street tree for this situation I would recommend something like a carpinus that grows neat and tidy, possibly a sorbus full of berries in the late summer and autumn to feed the birds, a beautiful Japanese maple which would have more of a rounded shape and take a lifetime to achieve real height, or a simple Betula ermanii that I have in my front garden - white stems and a tidy habit, with lots of light filtering through its lacy leaves.
For structural plants in larger rooftop spaces, try Carpinus betulus (hornbeam), used to great effect on the Great Ormond Street Hospital staff garden, while varieties of palms or Buxus sempervirens (common box) on smaller sites will create a striking architectural effect.
en Alemania e Inglaterra (Ellis, 1971; Dennis, 1986); en Alnus glutinosa, Betula verrugosa, Carpinus betulus, Fagus sylvatica, Fraxinus excelsior, Picea sp.