Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Corylus cornuta Marshall subsp. cornuta image
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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Betulaceae
Corylus cornuta Marshall subsp. cornuta
beaked hazelnut
Corylus: probably from Greek corus for "a helmet," from the involucre
cornuta: bearing horns or spurs, usually the flowers
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, open and spreading shrub to 16' tall; smooth, light brown bark; branches rising
Flower: oval winter buds with sharp point; stalked male catkins usually in clusters of 2-3 along the sides of the small branches; blooms in early spring
Fruit:nuts in clusters of 2-6, completed hidden beneath the leaf-like, densely hairy, long-beaked, tubular bracts, the beak more than 2 times the total length of the nut
Leaf:stalked, oval to narrowly elliptic with slight lobes near the tip; edges coarsely, irregularly, doubly toothed
Habitat: moist to dry; woods edges, roadsides, fencerows, thickets
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Corylus cornuta Marshall var. cornuta
Corylus cornuta Marshall var. megaphylla Vict. & J.Rousseau
Corylus rostrata Aiton

         
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