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Hornbeam trees, Netherbury, Dorset
Male catkins
Male catkin, bracts and stamens
Close-up of bracts and rows of young anthers
Close-up of mature anthers with pollen
Female catkin - leafy bracts
Female catkin from below - bracts and stigmas
Close-up of female catkin - 2 flowers per bract
and one linear stigma per flower
Fruiting catkin
3-lobed, sword-shaped nut case
Close-up of leaves
Smooth bark
Fluted. older bark