Hophornbeam Ostrya virginiana (P. MIller) K. Koch  Synonyms: Eastern Hophornbeam.

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Hophornbeam grows in moist forests and on rocky slopes, often with oaks. In Maryland, it occurs in the mountains and Piedmont (J. Hill/MNPS).

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Host plant for various moth species including Walnut Sphinx Moth and Banded Tussock Moth (Database of World's Lepidopteran Host Plants).

There are 59 records in the project database.

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Hophornbeam at Great Falls, Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/26/2008). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Hophornbeam at Great Falls, Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/26/2008). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Hophornbeam in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/8/2019). Photo by Boyer and McDowell. (MBP list)

Hophornbeam in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/5/2015). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Hophornbeam (three overwintering male catkins and terminal leaf bud) in Montgomery Co., Maryland (3/1/2013). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

The underside of the leaves of a Hophornbeam found growing in Greenridge State Forest, Allegany Co., Maryland (5/21/2011) Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

The shaggy bark of a Hophornbeam in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/16/2014). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Hophornbeam (trunk) in Garrett Co., Maryland (3/9/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Hophornbeam in Charles Co., Maryland (11/6/2013). Photo by Rod Simmons. (MBP list)

A Hophornbeam in Harford Co., Maryland (11/2012). Photo by Dan Wilson. (MBP list)

Hophornbeam (winter aspect) in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/18/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Hophornbeam fruit in winter in Frederick Co., Maryland (12/22/2013). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)


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