Hornbeam Sentence Examples
In north and central Franee the chief trees are the oak, the beech, rare south of the Loire, and the hornbeam; less important varieties are the birch, poplar, ash, elm and walnut.
Where artificial copsewood is the object, hazel, hornbeam and other bushes may be planted between the oaks; but, when large timber is required, the trees are best without undergrowth.
The woods consist chiefly of pine and hazel upon theApennines, and upon the Calabrian, Sicilian and Sardinian mountains of oak, ilex, hornbeam and similar trees.
The hornbeam thrives well on stiff, clayey, moist soils, into which its roots penetrate deeply; on chalk or gravel it does not flourish.
The wood of the hornbeam is white and close-grained, and polishes ill, is of considerable tenacity and little flexibility, and is extremely tough and hard to work - whence, according to Gerard, the name of the tree.Advertisement
The inner part of the bark of the hornbeam is stated by Linnaeus to afford a yellow dye.
The American hornbeam, blue or water beech, is Carpinus americana (also known as C. caroliniana); the common hophornbeam, a native of the south of Europe, is a member of a closely allied genus, Ostrya vulgaris, the allied American species, 0.
The oak, pine, beech, hornbeam and birch are the chief varieties of trees.
A large area is under forests, the oak, beech, fir, birch and hornbeam being the principal trees.
Among the indigenous trees are the Abies excelsa, Abies microsperma, Pinus sinensis, Pinus pinea, three species of oak, five of maple, lime, birch, juniper, mountain ash, walnut, Spanish chestnut, hazel, willow, hornbeam, hawthorn, plum, pear, peach, Rhus vernicifera, (?) Rhus semipinnata, Acanthopanax ricinifolia, Zelkawa, Thuja orientalis, Elaeagnus, Sophora Japonica, &c. Azaleas and rhododendrons are widely distributed, as well as other flowering shrubs and creepers, Ampelopsis Veitchii being universal.Advertisement
The trees chiefly used for the hedges, and the best for the purpose, are the hornbeam among deciduous trees, or the yew among evergreens.
The beech might be used instead of the hornbeam on suitable soil.
It is constructed on the hedge and alley system, and was, it is believed, originally planted with hornbeam, but many of the plants have been replaced by hollies, yews, &c., so that the vegetation is mixed.
In the less exposed localities, on northern slopes and sheltered valleys, the European forms become more numerous, and we find species of alder, birch, ash, elm, maple, holly, hornbeam, Pyrus, &c. At greater elevations in the interior, besides the above are met Corylus, the common walnut, found wild throughout the range, horse chestnut, yew, also Picea Webbiana, Pinus, excelsa, Abies Smithiana, Cedrus Deodara (which tree does not grow spontaneously east of Kumaon), and several junipers.
Female flowers in pairs, the bracts enlarging in the fruit to form a membranous cup (hazel), or a flat three-lobed structure (hornbeam).Advertisement
The prevailing types of trees are the oak, maple, hornbeam, beech, ash and elm.
Take the open path around the Conifer Lawn and nestling along the hornbeam hedge are a number of different Daphnes.
Its also a good time to trim or cut back deciduous hedges such a hornbeam or hawthorn.
All the other ancient forest trees in quantity - small leaved lime, hornbeam, sessile oak, midland hawthorn.
Hedgerow species are mixed and include hornbeam, field maple, holly, elm and some bracken to the small plateau area.Advertisement
The European hornbeam is a very common nursery grown landscape tree.
Dering Wood in Kent mainly consists of coppiced hornbeam which is thought to be an ideal nesting habitat for the birds.
The Slovenian Forest Service first reported damage to hop hornbeam in 1997.
The garden includes magnolia, bold foliaged plants, common hornbeam and perennials to soften geometric lines.
Other species can be less massive, such as old hornbeam pollards, field maples or holly.Advertisement
In all three zones occur the chestnut, aspen, willow (especially Salix laurea), hornbeam, birch, alder, juniper and yew; while the mountain ash, hazel, wild plum, wild pear and other wild fruit trees are found at rarer intervals.
On the higher elevations the trees are mostly white pine, yellow pine and hemlock, but in the valleys and lower levels are oaks, hickories, maples, elms, birches, locusts, willows, spruces, gums, buckeyes, the chestnut, black walnut, butternut, cedar, ash, linden, poplar, buttonwood, hornbeam, holly, catalpa, magnolia, tulip-tree, Kentucky coffee-tree, sassafras, wild cherry, pawpaw, crab-apple and other species.
We find the living British species of Rhamnus, maple, sloe, hawthorn, apple, white-beam, guelder-rose, cornel, elm, birch, alder, hornbeam, hazel, oak, beech, willow, yew and pine, and also the spruce.
Hornbeam (Carpinus) - C. betulus is a native tree, especially of the south, sometimes attaining a height of 70 feet, frequent in some woodlands, and in Epping Forest.
Three species of Hornbeam are natives of Japan, viz.
In C. betulus and its allies of the "true" Hornbeam section, the nut is exposed.
It grows on many trees, both evergreen and summer-leafing-orchard trees, Limes, Poplars, Elms, Willows, Hornbeam, Beech, Acacia, Horse-chestnut, Firs-rarely on the Oak in Britain.
Mature trees are 80 to 100 feet high, with a fine columnar stem covered at first with smooth bark like Beech or Hornbeam, though in old trees it becomes furrowed and falls away as in the Plane.
The leaf is often like that of the Elm, only smoother, more glossy, and with more rounded teeth; but this character is so variable that leaves like Elm, Beech, and Hornbeam may often be found on the same branch.