January 9 - The Ironwood Tree
Strength of Body, Mind, and Soul
The American Hornbeam is the "A Year With the Trees" tree for Jan. 9, April 9, July 9, and Oct. 9. You can read more about this tree by clicking on Carpinus carolinina to the left in the label section of this blog.
This American Hornbeam lives at the Asheville Botanical Gardens in Asheville, North Carolina.
"Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts."
Happy Birthday to Roni W.!!!