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Ironwood

Featured Plants - Ironwood

Ironwood
January 2013 Ironwood, Musclewood Carpinus caroliniana This is a native to cherish if you have one and nurture if you can get one. A small tree, it’s the bark that makes it stand out in a forest understory. Smooth and fluted, the bark suggests a lanky flexed bicep. In winter, ironwood’s one inch...
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