blue beech (Carpinus caroliniana)

Carpinus caroliniana

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Carpinus caroliniana, the American hornbeam, is a small hardwood tree in the genus Carpinus. American hornbeam is also known as blue-beech, ironwood, and musclewood. It is native to eastern North America, from Minnesota and southern Ontario east to Maine, and south to eastern Texas and northern Florida. It also grows in Canada (southwest Quebec and southeast Ontario).

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  1. (c) Daniel Carter, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/569129
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpinus_caroliniana

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