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Coppiced Hazel in Winter

Observed: 16th February 2013 By: Rachy RamoneRachy Ramone is knowledgeable about PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in Plants
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Hand lens view of hairy stems
Description:

Properly coppiced Hazel: lots of stems of much the same thickness growing from one central point.
The catkins, at this time of year, are a bit of a giveaway.
But a close look at the twigs reveals the typical rough, hairy stem of Hazel: if you are not sure, this characteristic can often be helpful in making an ID.

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Species with which Hazel (Corylus avellana) interacts