Genus = Corylus,
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|Corylus avellana (European hazelnut, common filbert)
(taxon is not treated in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Monoecious, deciduous shrubs to 5 m. tall; bark coppery brown; branches ascending; twigs pubescent, covered with bristly, glandular hairs.
Distribution: Widely planted as an ornamental and occasionally naturalizing in western Washington lowlands; British Columbia south to Oregon.
Habitat: Abandoned plantings, roadsides, waste sites, forest edge.
|Corylus cornuta (beaked hazelnut, California hazel)
(= Corylus cornuta in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Multi-stemmed shrub 1-4 meters tall with alternate leaves. First-year twigs typically hairy to glandular, becoming glabrous (smooth) in second year.
Distribution: Widespread in North America from British Columbia to Newfoundland, south to California, Colorado, Missouri, Ohio, and Georgia. In WA on both sides of the Cascades, and in the eastern portion of the state.
Habitat: Forest edge and openings, thickets, and rocky slopes at low to middle elevations.
WA Native Plant Society