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Northwest Missouri State University


European Hornbeam

Carpinus betulus

Europe, Asia Minor, southeast of England. Leaves: Alternate, simple, ovate to ovate-oblong, sharply and doubly serrate, 2 1/2 to 5" long, 1 to 2" wide. 40 to 60' in height by 30 to 40' in spread. Flowers: Monoecious, male catkins, 1 1/2" long; female 1 1/2 to 3" long.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.239 W94 53.140

Trail Number: C19

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