Hamamelis mollis Chinese witch-hazel Hamamelidaceae  HAMO; Bx, bg;

Hamamelis mollis. Jan De Laet.www.plantsystematics.org

Hamamelis mollis. Jan De Laet.www.plantsystematics.org.

Hamamelis mollis is a shrub Much like H. virginiana but

Leaves alternate, almost round, woolly-hairy below.

Flowers yellow to red, blooms Jan-March.

Wetland status: NL.

Frequency in New York City: very infrequent.

Origin: China (Dirr 1977).

Habitat: Horticultural. Overgrown in few natural areas.