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Cultural Details for Carpinus henryana

Common Name:
Chinese Hornbeam, Henry Hornbeam

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Bark Details:
Bark gray, fissured, beautiful, beech-like.

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Native Habitat:
Native to Central China

Other Features:
The specific epithet commemorates Dr. Augustine Henry (of Parthenocissus henryana) who was a collecting contemporary of Ernest Wilson in the area of Central and Western China near the turn of the century (1885-1900).

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This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
1286, 8781

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu