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Hamamelis vernalis

Vernal Witchhazel, Ozark Witchhazel

Scientific Name:

Hamamelis vernalis

Genus:

Hamamelis

Species Epithet:

vernalis

Common Name:

Vernal Witchhazel, Ozark Witchhazel

Plant Type

Tree/Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Hamamelidaceae (Witch-Hazel Family)

Native/Alien:

US Native

Size:

6-12 ft., 12-36 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Red, Orange, Yellow

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

Jan, Feb, March

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

State Rank:

SNA: Not Applicable (*Key)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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