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American Hornbeam in Prospect Park

The American hornbeam is located across from the camperdown elm in Prospect Park. It is a native species, known for its distinctive blue-grey limbs, wich are sinewy and smooth and twist and swell like muscular arms.

Tree Details

Species American Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana)
Height: 84.46 Feet
Trunk Diameter 115 Inches
Average Canopy Spread 72.5 Feet

Location

Across from the camperdown elm where three trails intersect.

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