Corylus americana Birch Family
(c) Steve Hurst
(c) Steve Hurst

Growth Form: Shrub

Flower Color: Brown

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Heart-shaped, Toothed

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): Clark-Cooper Community Gardens (10)

Total Number of EMUs: 1

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Hairy twigs; Nuts are edible

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston