American Hazelnut

American Hazelnut
American Hazelnut

American Hazelnut
Staminate Catkin

Corylus americana

Family: Birch

Size: Catkin 40mm

Date: Fruit 7/12/2001 staminate Catkin, 11/3/2001. The staminate catkins open in autumn but do not release pollen untill early Spring. The light green structures are floral bud scales which serve as protection for the primordial flowers.

Comments: Native Tree Cherokee Co.

Oklahoma Biological Survey

    University of Oklahoma

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