P1010221American hornbeam, Bluebeech

Carpinus caroliniana Walter
Tree/shrub, Perennial
Native: L 48, CAN
Blooming: March, white
The winged seeds are eaten by finches, wild turkeys and several other species of birds. The wood is used for tool handles, mallets and golf club heads.
Location: N30 00.341′ W084 33.496′ (1.8RL), N30 00.328′ W084 33.493′ (2RR), N30 00.490′ W084 33.837′ (2.6RR)