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Hazel (Corylus avellana)

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Hazel is a large shrub with smooth brown stems found at the edges of woods and hedges. The young shoots and leaves are hairy. The male catkins are long and droopy, in early spring they become yellow with pollen, before the leaves develop. The edible nut develops in September and is surrounded by a leafy green cup. Picture taken November 4th 2009 at Felmersham Bedfordshire.

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8th Nov 2009 by Diane Earl

Subjects:
Biology, Science

Key Stages:
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Keywords:
plant tree leaf nature wild nut

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