|Seams and me at the North Carolina Arboreum in Asheville on a beautiful day in Sept. Photos by R. Brooke Priddy. Thank you, Brooke.|
|Ostrya virginiana fruit nutlet, Eastern Hophornbeam|
|Ostrya virginiana catkin buds, Eastern Hophornbeam|
This time of year you can see the fruit as well as the developing catkins. The leaves are just starting to turn on these trees to a bright yellow. There is probably 15 percent leaf change as of now, Sept. 19th.