witch-hazel Hamamelidaceae Hamamelis virginiana L. Listen to the Latin symbol: HAVI4 Other Fact Sheets
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Bark: Smooth, gray to gray-brown even on very old stems.
Form: A small tree or shrub with arching branches, usually growing in dense multi-stemmed clumps reaching up to 20 feet tall.

Looks like: vernal witch-hazel - witch-hazel - Persian ironwood - dwarf fothergilla
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Additional Range Information:
Hamamelis virginiana is native to North America. Range may be expanded by planting. See states reporting witch-hazel.
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External Links:
USDAFS Additional Silvics
USDA Plants Database
Horticulture
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