Corylus americana


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Noun1.Corylus americana - nut-bearing shrub of eastern North AmericaCorylus americana - nut-bearing shrub of eastern North America
hazelnut, hazelnut tree, hazel - any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk
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Some native shrubs that are good for these birds are nannyberry (Viburnum lentago), fragrant sumac (Rhus aromatica), winged sumac (Rhus copallinum), Northern spicebush (Lindera benzoin), common winterberry (Ilex verticillata), red bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), American hazelnut (Corylus americana) and American witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana).
The flyweights include a 62-point hazelnut (Corylus americana) in Prince Frederick, a 52-point poison-sumac (Toxicodendron vernix) in Arnold, and a 30-point, 2 1/2 inch-diameter cochamp shrub althea hibiscus (Hibiscua syriacus).
Approximately 500 ha of this land is considered habitable by deer; roughly 50% is comprised of open grasslands, oak (Quercus spp.) savannas, and old fields, with the remainder comprised of lowland shrub interspersed with hardwoods (quaking aspen Populus tremuloides, cottonwood Populus deltoides, American hazel Corylus americana and willow Salix spp.), white spruce (Picea glauca) and red pine (Pinus resinosa) plantations, a cattail (Typha spp.) dominated wetland of about 60 ha and two small lakes (Baggot et al., 1988).