OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Corylus americana   FAMILY Betulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Corylus americana   FAMILY Betulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 054-02-002:
Corylus americana   FAMILY Betulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Hazelnut, American Filbert


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_coam3_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm110219_679

February    Spartanburg County    SC

Catkin buds distinctly stalked, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.

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JK Marlow    jkm190305_6652

March    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm190305_6655

March    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm060521_193

May    Macon County    NC

Highlands Biological Station

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JK Marlow    jkm100618_055

June    Cherokee County    NC

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JK Marlow    jkm180623_2973

June    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm180623_2974

June    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm160827_678

August    Henderson County    NC

Bearwallow Mountain

Developing fruit.

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Sam Pratt    sbp_dscf3943

August    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Petioles pubescent and glandular pubescent, 0.2-1.8cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Sam Pratt    sbp_dscf3945

August    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Young twigs and petioles stipitate-glandular (vs. C. cornuta's glandless), per Weakley's Flora (2015).

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Stephanie C. Brundage    scb_080221hayesville12

August    Clay County    NC

Clay County Native Botanical Garden

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JK Marlow    jkm210903_3291

September    Greenville County    SC

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Dan Whitten    sdw_165

September    Oconee County    SC

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Will Stuart    wil_camericana_0924_446

September    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

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Will Stuart    wil_camericana_0924_446b

September    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Fruits enclosed in thin, flattened, hairy, ragged-edged husks, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.

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JK Marlow    jkm0511b_11

November    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

A tall clump-forming shrub of rich woods, most common in bottomlands, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.

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JK Marlow    jkm0511b_15

November    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

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JK Marlow    jkm131103_160

November    Oconee County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District

Fruit.

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JK Marlow    jkm131103_165

November    Oconee County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District

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JK Marlow    s051106_g

November    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

Leaves doubly-toothed, heart-shaped at base, and hairy, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Corylus americana   FAMILY Betulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Corylus americana   FAMILY Betulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 054-02-002:
Corylus americana   FAMILY Betulaceae

 

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390

Shrub
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Rocky woodlands, mesic to rich forests and thickets, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Leaves are subtended by stipules.

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Perianth absent or small
4 stamens, each with two anthers, in staminate flowers
Inferior ovary

Staminate flowers in catkins

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Nut

 

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