hophornbeam


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Related to hophornbeam: Ostrya virginiana, Eastern Hophornbeam

hophornbeam

[¦häp ′hȯrn‚bēm]
(botany)
Any tree of the genus Ostrya in the birch family recognized by its very scaly bark and the fruit which closely resembles that of the hopvine.
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10% of the study area and were composed primarily of white sassafras (Sassafras albidum), flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) , hophornbeam (Ostrya virginiana) , tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera) , northern red and white oaks (Quercus rubra and Q.
The least vulnerable were shagbark hickory (Carya ovata), black walnut (Juglans nigra), eastern hophornbeam (Ostrya virginiana) and white oak.
at Site 13, and eastern hophornbeam [Ostrya virginiana (Mill.
And no forestry-school graduate is ever likely to forget the tribulations of sorting out American hornbeam (AKA blue beech, musclewood, or ironwood) from American hophornbeam (AKA ironwood).
On the lower end of the value spectrum, we began dealing with "weed" trees - striped maple and hophornbeam, among others.