California hazel (Corylus cornuta var. californica)
to 16' tall. Often has multiple stems and ball-shaped
Leaves: Simple, alternate, deciduous.
Oval, with double saw-toothed edges, heart-shaped base, and drip
tip. Very hairy.
Fruit: Large nut (greater than 1/4"),
enclosed in papery involucre.
Bark: Smooth and gray-brown.
Distribution: Found west of the Cascade
by common name trees
by scientific name dichotomous
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