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CARPINUS caroliniana
Common Name: Hornbeam, American

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Plant Type: Trees
Zone: 3 Foliage: Dark Green
Height: 20-30' Fall Foliage: Red/Orange/Yellow
Width / Spread: 20-30' Flower: Not Showy
Habit: Rounded Flower Season:
Sun Requirements: Partial/Shade Fruit: Nutlet
Uses: Naturalizing
Winter Interest
Woodland Planting
Tolerance: Native
Attracts Wildlife
Moist Soil

A handsome native tree that develops smooth, grey, muscled bark with age (also known as Musclewood). New growth has bronze to purple tint. Tolerant of periodically wet soils; handles deep shade well. Fall foliage is yellow, orange, or scarlet. Useful as an understory plant. NATIVE.

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