(Mount Tamalpais, California - 8/2014)
Frank Lloyd Wright’s First Unitarian Meeting House (and addition) | Shorewood Hills, WI
Plant of the Day
Thursday 11 September 2014
Ostrya carpinifolia (hop hornbeam) takes it’s common name from the fruit resembling the female flowers of the climbing hop and the specific name from the foliage being similar to hornbeam. A medium to large tree it is tolerant of a wide range of conditions, being suitable as a specimen for parkland settings and urban locations. This plant is at Cambridge Botanic Gardens and there is a lovely spreading one at Kew Botanic Gardens by the botanical art gallery.