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Ostrya virginiana
American Hophornbeam

American Hophornbeam, a native understory tree of eastern North American woodlands, is sometimes planted as a foundation tree due to its relatively short stature and slow growth, and remarkably tolerates the predictable stresses of heat, drought, and poor soils relatively well.


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