All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Witch Hazel</strong>
<em>Hamamelis virginiana</em> /Hamamelidaceae<br>
Witch Hazel blooms in late October and early November when the leaves fall from the shrub . I found this plant blooming at the base of Ozone Falls on Nov. 5, 2004. Compoun...
Witch Hazel
Hamamelis virginiana /Hamamelidaceae

Witch Hazel blooms in late October and early November when the leaves fall from the shrub . I found this plant blooming at the base of Ozone Falls on Nov. 5, 2004. Compounds in Witch Hazel bark have long been used in folk medicine as an astringent.
Perennial - Shrub
Where seen: Great Smoky Mountains NP, University of Tennessee Arboretum, Ozone Falls SNA, Laurel-Snow Pocket Wilderness, Warriors' Path SP

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