Water beech

Wa´ter beech`

1.(Bot.) The American hornbeam. See Hornbeam.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Sycamore, American sycamore, American planetree, American plane, California button, California sycamore, buttonwood, buttonball tree, planetree, water beech, ghost tree
WATER Beech Cottage at Darley Bridge, near Matlock, was built in 1995.
Other woods claim the name beech, including blue or water beech, but these trees, also known as American hornbeam, are from the species Carpinus caroliniana.
American sycamore, buttonwood, American planetree, buttonball, water beech, ghost wood