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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On the lower end of the value spectrum, we began dealing with "weed" trees - striped maple and hophornbeam, among others.
Red oak, white oak, hophornbeam, hickory, hemlock, white pine-I make note of their abundance, the soil types they prefer, and the relative enthusiasm with which they reproduce.