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New Atlas Available

A new, updated version of the Climate Change Tree Atlas is available for American hornbeam:musclewood (Carpinus caroliniana)

Species Information

Family: Betulaceae
Guild: persistent, slow-growing understory tolerant
Functional Lifeform: small deciduous tree

Life History and Disturbance Response
External Species Links

Silvics Manual: Click here for American hornbeam:musclewood

Plant Photos: Photos of the tree in USDA Plants Database

Google Earth: View current and modelled American hornbeam:musclewood

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