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Leonard's Witch-hazel (Hamamelis ovalis)

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

Where is Leonard's Witch-hazel (Hamamelis ovalis) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Leonard's Witch-hazel can be found in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi

Which CPC Partners conserve Leonard's Witch-hazel (Hamamelis ovalis)?

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Conservation Actions

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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Taxon Hamamelis ovalis
Authority S.W. Leonard
Family Hamamelidaceae
CPC Number 44735
ITIS 895221
Duration Perennial
Common Names Leonard's witch hazel
Associated Scientific Names Hamamelis ovalis
State Rank
State State Rank
Alabama S1
Florida SNR
Georgia SNR
Mississippi S1
Ecological Relationships


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