Species Detail

Carpinus caroliniana walter.
ironwood; hornbeam; blue beech; musclewood


Scientific Name:  
Carpinus caroliniana walter.
Common Name:  
ironwood; hornbeam; blue beech; musclewood
Myaamia Name:  
myaalwamiši
Uses:  
Undetermined
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Beech-Maple Forest, Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Deciduous Swamp no coniferous domts.
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Tree

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Carpinus caroliniana walter.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Technology/Material 
Botanical Sources  
Carpinus caroliniana walter.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   occurs in moist woods throughout eastern and western Miami lands
Related Sources  
Carpinus caroliniana walter.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   eastern Hophornbeam; Ostrya virginiana; is also known as Ironwood; but is not known for its muscle-textured stems; having brownish; shreddy trunk bark. American hornbeam; Carpinus caroliniana; has smooth; grey; muscle-textured trunk bark and the Miami word myaawaamisi refers to this aspect of this species