Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


637

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in moist to dryish forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Fall
Yellow/Red
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-lobed calyx
4 petals

FRUIT:
Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hamamelis virginiana var. virginiana   FAMILY Hamamelidaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hamamelis virginiana   FAMILY Hamamelidaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 095-02-001:
Hamamelis virginiana   FAMILY Hamamelidaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Witch-hazel, Northern Witch-hazel