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Hazel Catkins?

Observed: 4th November 2012 By: John PilkingtonJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Poor pictures of Hazel catkins - cluster of 3 in leaf axil.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Hazel (Corylus avellana) interacts

Comments

lavateraguy's picture

"Cones"?

The fruit of hazel is a nut. What I think you've photographed are immature female catkins. (I've noticed male catkins forming on bushes recently.)

cicuta58's picture

Puzzled

I was puzzled by the black fungus-like things at first!

cicuta58

Rachy Ramone's picture

Silly...

..those are his fingers!

Rachy Ramone

How to take close-ups with cheap phone and hand-lens:
http://tree-and-shrub-id.blogspot.co.uk/p/how-to-close-ups.html
Field Guides for Budding Botanists:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/-/e/B01A8YB0WY

cicuta58's picture

Puzzled

I did say "at first". Give me some credit.

cicuta58

John Pilkington's picture

Nuts

Many thanks - I ought to have known that.

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Title

Amended in light of Lavateraguy's correction.