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Hamamelis virginiana

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Shrubs, Trees, Shrub-like Trees, Deciduous

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade, shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: acid, rich, loam, clay, sand

Height: 10'-20'

Bloom Time: September, October, November, December

Bloom Color: yellow, orange

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts birds, colonizing, fall interest, fragrant flowers, fragrant plant, hedging plant, medicinal, shade garden plant, showy fruit

Hamamelis virginiana (American witchhazel)
  • Hamamelis virginiana (American witchhazel)
  • Hamamelis virginiana (American witchhazel)
  • Hamamelis virginiana (American witchhazel)
  • Hamamelis virginiana (American witchhazel)

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Description

Hamamelis virginiana

Also known as:

American witchhazel

,

witch hazel

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Hamamelididae
Order Hamamelidales
Family Hamamelidaceae Witch-hazel family
Genus Hamamelis witchhazel
Species Hamamelis virginiana American witchhazel