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Beaked Hazelnut
Family: Betulaceae
Corylus cornuta

Description: The defining feature of the Beaked Hazelnut is the 'beak-like' husks that hold the nuts inside. It is a tall shrub that grows to a maximum of about 3 meters (10 feet) in height.

Leaves: Leaves are double toothed. The bases of the leaves are heart-shaped. The leaf itself is about 5-12 cm (2-5 inches) in length.

Habitat: Beaked Hazelnut grows on the outskirts of woods and in thickets.

Location: Sachar Woods

Use: The Beaked Hazelnut's (surprise) nuts are edible. You can eat the nuts roasted, grounded into a flour, or 'candied.'