Beaked Hazel, American Hazel - Flower Parts

Corylus cornuta, Corylus americana

April

Late Winter

Beaked and American Hazel are prolific shrubs that grow in the forest understory and at the edge of forests, often referred to as the Forester’s nightmare as the shrubs they are often thickly distributed and difficult to navigate through. Bears feed on the catkins during the early spring.