Corylus

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Hazel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Betulaceae
Genus: Corylus
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Hazel is a family of trees and shrubs, related to the Birch family. There are 50 to 80 species, in four genera. They are native to the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere.