In October, my blossoms looked like yellow spiders and the seed pods, which took a whole year to develop, were tight closed:
By December, the long spidery legs of the flowers are gone:
The seed pods are starting to dry and will soon release their seeds:
By March, the seeds have been released… ejected in fact… sometimes as far as 15 feet from the tree on which they grew:
Who am I?
Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)!
Did you guess it? Were you right?