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Picture of Beaked hazelnut
Beaked hazelnut
Corylus cornuta Marsh.


Plant Description:

  • Open-forest shrub growing up to 3 m high
  • Leaves broadly oval
  • Small nuts enclosed by united bracts with beaks
  • Shelled nuts are edible
  • Branches make good arrows
  • Rroots and inner bark can be used for making a blue dye
  • Found at Stop 1 - on the Intrepretive Nature Trail


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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