Taxon: Hamamelis vernalis Sarg.

Genus: Hamamelis
Family: Hamamelidaceae
  Subfamily: Hamamelidoideae
      Tribe: Hamamelideae
        Subtribe: Hamamelidinae
Nomen number: 18237
Place of publication: Trees & shrubs 2:137. 1908
Name Verified on: 02-Jul-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Jul-1998
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas


  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Dirr, R. J. 1994. Hamamelis und andere Zaubernußgewächse 47-49.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Foster, S. & J. A. Duke A field guide to medicinal plants: Eastern/Central North America, 2nd ed. 2000 (EastC Med Pl)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Hamamelis vernalis Sarg. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hamamelis vernalis cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image