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
Dunn, J.P. Circa 1900 Use - Technology/Material 
Botanical Sources  
Carpinus caroliniana walter.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   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