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Handbook of the trees of the northern states and Canada east of the Rocky mountains. Photo-descriptive (1907) (14598454759)

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Handbook of the trees of the northern states and Canada east of the Rocky mountains. Photo-descriptive (1907) (14598454759)

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Identifier: handbookoftreeso00houg (find matches)
Title: Handbook of the trees of the northern states and Canada east of the Rocky mountains. Photo-descriptive
Year: 1907 (1900s)
Authors: Hough, Romeyn Beck, 1857-1924
Subjects: Trees -- North America
Publisher: Lowville, N. Y., The author
Contributing Library: NCSU Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: NCSU Libraries



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WITCH-HAZEL Hamamelis Yirginiana L
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Fig. 259. Branchlet bearing mature fruit and flowers, i : empty capsules, two opening, capsulesdisclosing seeds, and scattered seeds, 2 ; branchlet bearing leaves and flowers, 3 ; isolated flowers,4 ; branchlet in winter, 5. 260. Trunk showing bark and lichens, Alleghany Mountains, N. C. 261. Wood structure magnified 15 diameters. Handbook of Trees of the Xoi; AXD (\\: The Witch-Hazel is usually a lar.irc .sluu!,throughout the greater j)jrt <if its range, buton the slopes of l!ie Alleghany Mountains be-comes a tree 30 to 40 it. in height with spread-ing crooked branches and short scaly-barkedtrunk from 12-18 in. in diameter. The \\ itch-Hazel is of special interest from the fact thatit does not expand its flowers until autumn,often so late that its leaves have put on theirautumnal tints or have even fallen to theground, anil the tirst snows of tlie wint.^rsonictinics iiml it beiring its singular gohienand delicately fragrant flowers. In the au-tumn, too. i-; the time when it scatte

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