Underutilized Trees for Urban Use: Carolina Silverbell

By |2019-12-12T18:33:18-05:00October 19th, 2019|Categories: Underutilized Urban Trees|Tags: , |0 Comments

Carolina silverbell (Halesia carolina) flowers. Photo from MOBOT Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder) Carolina silverbell (Halesia carolina) produces fruits that look more like winged footballs than bells. Thus, one taxonomic synonym for this tree is Halesia tetraptera, where tetraptera means “four wings.” Carolina silverbell falls in that [...]