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Witch Hazel {Hamamelis virginiana} & Witch Hazel – Part ll, A Cooling, Soothing Astringent.

Common Name: Witch Hazel Description: Deciduous shrub or small tree, 8 to 15 feet tall, with long, forking branches; bright yellow, thread-like flowers; coarsely toothed leaves turn bright yellow in fall. Hardiness: To Zone 5 Family: Hamamelidaceae Flowering: Early autumn Parts Used: Twigs, leaves, and bark Range/Habitat: Eastern and central North America; moist woods and stream banks. This large, multi-stemmed

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