Birch family (5 pics)

Birch family (5 pics)

Observation - Birch family (5 pics) - UK and Ireland. Description: I think that this is either a Japanese Hornbeam (Carpinus japonica)or a European Hop-hornbeam (Ostrya carpinifolia). Help!

I think that this is either a Japanese Hornbeam (Carpinus japonica)or a European Hop-hornbeam (Ostrya carpinifolia). Help!