Hazel Catkins

Hazel Catkins

Hazel Catkins

The long male catkins of Hazel, Corylus avellana, produce the pollen, and the red smaller female ones (not visible on this picture) on a different Hazel shrub or tree receive this wind-blown pollen.
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Date:
28/01/11
Location:
On the edge of local farmland, mixed with blackthorn
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