Hamamelis virginiana

Hamamelis virginiana

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Family: Hamamelidaceae

Latin Name: Hamamelis virginiana L.

Common Name: Witchhazel or American Witchhazel

General Description: A large shrub with multiple stems and reaching a height of up to 11 m (35 ft)

Geographical Distribution: Throughout the eastern United States, north to Canada and west to Texas

Ecological Distribution: Occurs along streams and on sites with relatively moist soils

Mycorrhizal Status: Endomycorrhizal

Additional Information:   USDA

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