CPC Plant Profile: Leonard's Witch-hazel
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Leonard's Witch-hazel (Hamamelis ovalis)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Hamamelidaceae
  • State: AL, FL, GA, MS
  • Nature Serve ID: 807357
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

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Updates
Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

A recently-discovered species, first found in 2004 and published in 2006. At least two dozen small, scattered colonies have been located, comprising a total of two mapped populations. Apparently endemic to southern Mississippi, and currently known only from Perry County. Reported from Alabama.

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Nomenclature
Taxon Hamamelis ovalis
Authority S.W. Leonard
Family Hamamelidaceae
CPC Number 44735
ITIS 895221
USDA HAOV4
Common Names Leonard's witch hazel
Associated Scientific Names Hamamelis ovalis
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
Alabama S1
Florida SNR
Georgia SNR
Mississippi S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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