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Hamamelis virginiana


They grow in the woods.


Tall shrub with rounded, wavy-edged leaves. The flowers are distinct, blooming in the fall in yellow clusters and looking a bit like party favors (long stringy petals).

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Flowers with long, narrow petals that grow in clusters in axils (where leaf meets branch) and bloom in late fall
Flower Color: Yellow
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Plant Type: Shrub (Tall 5-15 feet)
Leaf Type: Egg-shaped, toothed and wavy-toothed

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