Hamamelis virginiana

Family:Hamamelidaceae
Species:Hamamelis virginiana L.
Common Name:American witch-hazel
Habitat:An understory shrub in various dry-mesic to mesic hardwood forests.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Tree, Shrub
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, FACU (NWI), FAC- (NWI), S5 (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank)
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Magnoliopsida
Sub Class Hamamelidae
Order Hamamelidales
FamilyHamamelidaceae
Genus Hamamelis
Species Hamamelis virginiana L. - American witch-hazel

Citation

Citation Hamamelis virginiana Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 124. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data, Kalm s.n. (lectotype: LINN 169.1). Lectotypified by Reveal, in C. E. Jarvis et al., Regnum Veg. 127: 52. 1993.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990    
Albany1992 NYS    
Albany1989 NYS    
Albany1902 BKL
BKL00058890
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Allegany  NYFA_1990    
Bronx  NYFA_1990    
Bronx1891 NY    
Bronx1896 NY    
Bronx1896 PH    
Bronx  BKL
BKL00009569
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1982 BKL
BKL00017544
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1916 BH    
Bronx1994 BKL
BKL00017966
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1897 BKL
BKL00009570
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1935 BKL
BKL00036344
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1910 BKL
BKL00009571
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Broome  NYFA_1990    
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990    
Cayuga  NYFA_1990    
Chautauqua1993 NYS    
Chautauqua  NYFA_1990    
Chemung  NYFA_1990    
Chenango  NYFA_1990    
Clinton  NYFA_1990    
Columbia  NYFA_1990    
Columbia1990 CONN    
Delaware  NYFA_1990    
Delaware2005 BKL
BKL00060669
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Dutchess1995 BKL
BKL00007001
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Dutchess  NYFA_1990    
Erie  NYFA_1990    
Essex1922 HUH    
Essex1879 NY    
Essex1937 CHRB    
Essex  NYFA_1990    
Fulton2007 NYS
431
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  12/22/2009 - Donna Vogler
Fulton2007 FMCC
431
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  12/22/2009 - Donna Vogler
Genesee  NYFA_1990    
Greene  NYFA_1990    
Hamilton  NYFA_1990    
Herkimer  NYFA_1990    
Jefferson1992 NYS    
Kings  NYFA_1990    
Kings1992 BKL
BKL00015940
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Lewis  NYFA_1990    
Livingston  NYFA_1990    
Madison  NYFA_1990    
Monroe  NYFA_1990    
Montgomery2005 FMCC
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
Town of Mohawk 8/30/2009 - Connie Tedesco
Montgomery2005 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
Town of Mohawk 8/30/2009 - Connie Tedesco
Nassau  NYFA_1990    
Nassau1987 OBPF
Log_num: 7238
   
Nassau1919 NY    
Nassau1922 NY    
Nassau1994 OBPF
Log_num: 8076
   
Nassau1951 BH    
Nassau2005 BKL
BKL00050377
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1994 BKL
BKL00015922
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1915 BKL
BKL00009582
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1904 BKL
BKL00009585
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau2008 BKL
BKL00091252
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1904 BKL
BKL00009583
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1904 BKL
BKL00009561
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York1890 BKL
BKL00009568
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York2003 BKL
BKL00066351
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York1927 BKL
BKL00036345
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York1867 NY    
New York  NYFA_1990    
New York1876 BH    
Niagara  NYFA_1990    
Oneida  NYFA_1990    
Onondaga  NYFA_1990    
Ontario  NYFA_1990    
Orange1958 CHRB    
Orange1882 NY    
Orange1910 NY    
Orange1991 NYS    
Orange1885 NY    
Orange1930 NY    
Orange  NYFA_1990    
Orange1990 NYS    
Orange1936 HUH    
Orange1922 NY    
Orange1936 NY    
Orange1883 NY    
Orange2002 BKL
BKL00022892
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1991 BKL
BKL00036342
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1894 BKL
BKL00009566
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2001 BKL
BKL00019224
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1994 BKL
BKL00015934
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1994 BKL
BKL00015932
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1995 BKL
BKL00015911
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL
BKL00009581
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL
BKL00009567
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2000 BKL
BKL00013115
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1997 BKL
BKL00005001
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2000 BKL
BKL00026340
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1995 BKL
BKL00015942
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1965 BKL
BKL00009577
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL
BKL00009565
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1991 BKL
BKL00017867
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL
BKL00009564
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1997 BKL
BKL00005154
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange  BKL
BKL00058896
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1994 BKL
BKL00009563
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1995 BKL
BKL00015909
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Oswego1977 RCFS
accession # 11367
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego1999 RCFS
accession # 12932
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego  NYFA_1990    
Otsego2005 SUCO Town of Oneonta  
Otsego  NYFA_1990    
Otsego1991 BKL
BKL00058892
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam1999 BKL
BKL00010552
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam1990 BKL
BKL00009575
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam1990 BKL
BKL00009574
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam1994 BKL
BKL00015920
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam1994 BKL
BKL00015901
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam1931 NY    
Putnam  NYFA_1990    
Queens1886 NY    
Queens  NYFA_1990    
Queens  NY    
Queens1950 HUH    
Queens1885 BKL
BKL00009584
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1936 NY    
Queens2003 BKL
BKL00024877
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1990 BKL
BKL00090508
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1910 BKL
BKL00009589
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1961 BKL
BKL00009573
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1885 BKL
BKL00009588
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rensselaer1864 BKL
BKL00058888
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rensselaer1999 NYS    
Rensselaer  NYFA_1990    
Rensselaer1997 NYS    
Richmond1901 NY    
Richmond  NYFA_1990    
Richmond1878 NY    
Richmond1891 NY    
Richmond1897 BKL
BKL00009572
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1911 BKL
BKL00009560
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1912 BKL
BKL00009576
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland1995 BKL
BKL00015904
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland1995 BKL
BKL00015952
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland1994 BKL
BKL00015938
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland1920 NY    
Rockland1956 NY    
Rockland1954 CHRB    
Rockland1916 PH    
Rockland  NYFA_1990    
Rockland1916 NY    
Rockland1938 PH    
Rockland1914 NY    
Rockland1954 NY    
Saratoga  NYFA_1990    
Schenectady  NYFA_1990    
Schoharie  NYFA_1990    
Schuyler  NYFA_1990    
Schuyler1988 BKL
BKL00100343
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence1916 BKL
BKL00058893
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1982 NYS    
Steuben  NYFA_1990    
Suffolk1973 OBPF
Log_num: RZ2078
   
Suffolk1922 NY    
Suffolk1911 NYS    
Suffolk1994 BKL
BKL00020244
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1994 BKL
BKL00020210
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2002 BKL
BKL00023565
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1999 BKL
BKL00036343
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1905 BKL
BKL00009562
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1998 OBPF
Log_num: 1283A
   
Suffolk  NYFA_1990    
Suffolk1991 OBPF
Log_num: 7000
   
Suffolk1992 NYS    
Suffolk1926 BH    
Suffolk1915 BKL
BKL00009586
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1991 BKL
BKL00009578
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2000 BKL
BKL00012292
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2007 BKL
BKL00085610
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2002 BKL
BKL00022500
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1996 BKL
BKL00020554
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1915 BKL
BKL00009587
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1992 BKL
BKL00009580
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Sullivan2010 BKL
BKL00097442
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Tioga  NYFA_1990    
Tompkins  NYFA_1990    
Ulster1896 CONN    
Ulster  NYFA_1990    
Ulster2010 BKL
BKL00098752
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2011 BKL
BKL00102289
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2011 BKL
BKL00102321
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2009 BKL
BKL00093716
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2009 BKL
BKL00094740
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2010 BKL
BKL00097882
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster1918 BKL
BKL00058889
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2009 BKL
BKL00095648
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2010 BKL
BKL00098547
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2009 BKL
BKL00095474
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2009 BKL
BKL00093907
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2010 BKL
BKL00097029
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2010 BKL
BKL00098621
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2009 BKL
BKL00095772
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Warren1897 BKL
BKL00058894
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Warren1893 BKL
BKL00058895
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Warren1955 PH    
Warren1973 NYS    
Warren1939 PH    
Warren1938 CHRB    
Warren1950 CHRB    
Warren1948 PH    
Warren1956 PH    
Warren  NYFA_1990    
Warren1950 PH    
Warren1953 PH    
Warren1938 PH    
Washington  NYFA_1990    
Wayne1991 NYS    
Westchester1956 NY    
Westchester1923 NY    
Westchester1916 NY    
Westchester  NYFA_1990    
Westchester1916 PH    
Westchester1995 BKL
BKL00015913
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1955 NY    
Westchester1888 BKL
BKL00099646
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester2000 BKL
BKL00015928
Herbarium Name Used: Hamamelis virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Wyoming  NYFA_1990    
Yates  NYFA_1990    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Hamamelis macrophylla Hamamelis macrophylla Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 116. 1814.    
Hamamelis virginiana var. henryi Hamamelis virginiana Linnaeus var. henryi Jenne   
Hamamelis virginiana var. macrophylla Hamamelis virginiana Linnaeus var. macrophylla (Pursh) Nutt.   
Hamamelis virginiana var. parvifolia Hamamelis virginiana Linnaeus var. parvifolia Nutt.