Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata'
Pyramidal European Hornbeam
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous tree, 30-50 ft (9-15 m), initially columnar but soon becoming oval-vase shaped, very symmetrical, no central leader. Leaves evenly distributed, has a sheared look.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Introduced before 1883. The most common cultivar of C. betulus.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: along Orchard Ave. on the north side of the parking lot north of Bates Hall.