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FSU Tag Line
 

Carpinus

 

Genus Description:

This is a genus of deciduous trees with distinctive smooth and fluted bark.The wood from these trees is very hard and heavy. The branches, leaves, and twigs are 2-ranked. The leaves are simple and alternate. Fruiting catkins bear nutlets that are subtended by large leafy and 2-3 lobed bracts.

Plants in Genus:

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Carpinus caroliniana - - -