Hamamelis virginiana L.

Ozark Witch Hazel

Shrub to 3 m or more tall. Leaves obovate, pale green, yellow in autumn. Flowers opening almost as the yellow leaves fall. Sepals pale yellow-brown; mostly autumn.

North America

Grows naturally at the edge of forests in rich soil.

A bark extract is used medicinally.

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Hamamelidaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     [Saxifraganae]
order      Saxifragales
family       Hamamelidaceae
genus        Hamamelis L.