Corylus americana

American hazelnut

Spreading understory shrub bearing long catkins in late winter and sweet edible nuts in August-September.

Characteristics & Attributes

Wetland Indicator Status
(FACU) Facultative upland
Plant Type
Tree
Mature Height
Up to 30'
Attributes
Edible
Shade Tolerant
Planting Zone
Riparian Buffer
Floodplain
Riparian Zone
Classification by Use
Stream Restoration
Showy Native