Family Hamamelidaceae: Witch Hazel, Gum Trees

Family Hamamelidaceae
Witch Hazel, Sweet gum, Ironwood

Witch Hazel is known for its astringent properties
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Sweet Gum fall foliage

Sweet Gum fall foliage is a riot of molten-lava oranges and yellows
Persian Ironwood Tree
Persian Ironwood
Parrotia persica
Witch Hazel Plant
Common Witch-Hazel
Hamamelis virginiana L.
Sweet Gum Tree
Sweet Gum
Liquidambar styraciflua
The Witch hazel family is comprised of about 100 species in 31 genera of shrubs and trees native to both tropical and temperate regions. It includes popular ornamentals such as witch hazel, winter hazel, fothergilla [2] (witch-alder),  sweet gum and ironwood trees. [1]

  1., Flora of North America,”Hamalidaceae
  2., Flora of North America, “Fothergilla Murray in Linnaeus, Syst. Veg., ed. 13. 418. 1774.
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