Carpinus betulus | Hornbeam | Crann sleamhain
Flowers: April-May; catkins
Fruits: Clusters of winged nuts
Twigs & bark: Twigs brown/grey with sparse hairs; bark grey, smooth then flat ridges when mature
Prefers base-poor sandy/loamy soils
Planted in woodland, roadsides and amenity areas, naturalised in some places
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021
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