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Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) 北美鐵木

Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) 北美鐵木

2017-09-24 Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) 北美鐵木 (1) - Copy

Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) hop like seedheads in fall. 北美鐵木秋天成熟的種莢長得很像是啤酒花.

2017-09-24 Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) 北美鐵木 (3) - Copy

Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) tree trunk. 北美鐵木的樹幹.

2017-09-27 Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) 北美鐵木 (2)

Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) one flaky piece contain only one seed. 北美鐵木啤酒花樣的種莢每片打開內僅有一枚種子.

Native deciduous tree.  Its timber is very dense!  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade location.   USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:20′-40′(H/W).  Fall foliage from green to yellow/orange. Propagate by seeds.  Slow growth.     Plant may cause skin irritation/allergic reaction, wear gloves!

耐蔭落葉樹有著高密度木材,長速慢. 秋天葉色為明亮的橘黃色.

Reference links:                                                                                                                                         https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostrya_virginiana                       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/56489/                                                       http://www.wood-database.com/hophornbeam/                       https://www.ontario.ca/page/ironwood