Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Shrub
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in GA, uncommon in SC Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in dry rocky woodlands, thickets, high elevation forests and openings, seepage swamps, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

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
Nut

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Corylus cornuta var. cornuta   FAMILY Betulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Corylus cornuta var. cornuta   FAMILY Betulaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 054-02-001:
Corylus cornuta   FAMILY Betulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Beaked Hazelnut