Leaves are alternate, membranous, oblique, ovate to broadly ovate, acute with a bristle-like tip at the apex, obliquely cordate at the base, siuate-dentate with bristle-like teeth.
Flowers in March to April, before the leaves.
Capsules ripening in October.
This winter hazed is confined to a rather small area covering several prefectures on the Japan-Sea side of central Honshu, and especially gregarious in serpentine region.
It is planted for garden tree.
Distribution ; Honshu (Gifu, Ishikawa, Fukui, Kyoto, Hyogo)
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