Ironwood
Carpinus caroliniana Birch Family
(c) Steve Hurst
(c) Steve Hurst

Growth Form: Tree

Flower Color: Yellow

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Egg-shaped, Toothed

Habitat Type: Rich soils

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1)

Total Number of EMUs: 1

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Gray rippled trunk




Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston