Corylus Cornuta. Beaked Hazelnut

Corylus cornuta, commonly known as Beaked Hazelnut, is a resilient and enchanting deciduous shrub native to North America. This remarkable plant derives its name from the unique beak-shaped husk that encases its edible hazelnuts, making it instantly recognizable in the wild. Beaked Hazelnut typically reaches a height of 6 to 12 feet, forming a dense […]

Harnessing Beaked Hazelnut for Pacific Northwest Restoration

Ecological restoration efforts are gaining momentum worldwide as communities recognize the importance of preserving and rehabilitating natural habitats. In the Pacific Northwest, where lush forests and pristine rivers define the landscape, one native species stands out as a restoration champion: Corylus cornuta, commonly known as Beaked Hazelnut. This hardy shrub, with its distinctive beaked nuts, […]