Tiny Corkscrew Hazel Flower

Corkscrew Hazel  (Corylus avellana 'Contorta' ) Flower

Compared to the pollen producing catkins, the flower of the Corkscrew Hazel (Corylus avellana ‘Contorta’ ) is very small…. less than 5mm wide ! Hazel nut trees are in the Betulaceae (Beech) family.

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