At beginning of trail. Approximately 100 yards left of the gift shop. About 10 feet behind trail sign to the left of the trail entrance.
Short bush growing on edge of forest. Opposite leaf arrangement. Leaves large with serrated margins and pinnate venation. Plant is monoecious with both male and female reproductive parts present. Male reproductive part is a catkin. Female is a nut-like structure.
Corylus americana, the American Hazelnut, is a species of the genus Corylus that is native to eastern North America.