Carpinus caroliniana WalterBetulaceae

common name synonyms: Blue Beech, American hornbeam, ironwood, musclewood, water-beech

scientific name synonyms: C. americana

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Hamamelidae

order: Fagales

growth form: tree, shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America, Mexico (Central America)

notes: not in PUSDA or ARS-GRIN!!

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth