Corylopsis spicata

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Corylopsis spicata
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Flowers on a branch
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Hamamelidaceae
Genus: Corylopsis
Species: C. spicata
Binomial name
Corylopsis spicata
Siebold & Zucc.
  • Corylopsis kesakii Siebold & Zucc.

Corylopsis spicata (winter hazel) is a plant in the witch hazel family, Hamamelidaceae. It is a shrub with alternate, simple leaves, on thin, flexible, horizontal stems. The flowers are yellow, borne in late winter and early spring.