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''Carpinus betulus'', commonly known as the European or common hornbeam, is a hornbeam native to Western Asia and central, eastern, and southern Europe, including southern England. It requires a warm climate for good growth, and occurs only at elevations up to 600 metres . It grows in mixed stands with oak, and in some areas beech, and is also a common tree in scree forests. Hornbeam was also known as 'Yoke Elm'.

Similar species: Fagales
Species identified by Lars Korb
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Uploaded Jun 18, 2019. Captured in Bundesstra├če 13, 21521 Dassendorf, Germany.