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Birch Family
2 species
Ironwood
Order: Fagales
Family: Betulaceae (Birch family)
Genus: Ostrya (Hop-Hornbeam)
Species: Virginiana
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Magnoliopsida (Dicotyledons)
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants)
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Updated March 3 2016
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Perennial tree / shrub - male pollen catkins and female fruit
clusters on same tree (
monoecious) - Ironwood is a
common name given to a number of trees with hard, dense
wood - also known as Hop-Hornbeam - native to eastern
North America
Beaked Hazel
Order: Fagales
Family: Betulaceae (Birch family)
Genus: Corylus (Hazelnut)
Species: Cornuta
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Magnoliopsida (Dicotyledons)
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants)
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Updated November 9 2014
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Perennial tree / shrub - also known as Beaked Hazelnut -
native to North America
Beaked Hazel - fruit approx. 1 cm - catkin to 5 cm - leaves 5 to 12 cm - height to 4 m - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2014
Ironwood - fruit 5 to 8 mm - catkin to 5 cm - leaves 7 to 12 cm - height to 12 m - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2013