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Hamamelis ovalis (Bigleaf witch-hazel)
Cressler, Alan

Hamamelis ovalis

Hamamelis ovalis S.W. Leonard

Bigleaf Witch-hazel, Leonard's Witch-hazel

Hamamelidaceae (Witch-Hazel Family)


USDA Symbol: HAOV4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Size Notes: To about 8 feet in height, though usually smaller.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Dec



National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hamamelis ovalis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hamamelis ovalis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hamamelis ovalis


Record Modified: 2014-08-04
Research By: JAM

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