To promote and preserve the beauty of our community
FEATURED NATIVE TREE: Carpinus caroliniana, American hornbeam
This tree, also known as ironwood, has a sinewy-looking trunk. The leaves resemble those of beech (Fagus), but the leaf buds are small. The wood is heavy and hard and is used for tool handles, walking sticks, and golf clubs.
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