Witch Hazel | Appalachian Cove (S.C.) | NatureScene

Hamamelidaceae virginiana
• Deciduous
• Grows in clusters
• Narrow, strap-shaped, yellow petals
• Grows up to 25 feet high
• Capsular fruit flowers in October
• Foliage turns yellow in the fall
• Twigs, branches and leaves are distilled into astringent extract
• Species-specific galls caused by aphid-like insect

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