Persian ironwood Parrotia persica small red flowers bare branch - Stock Image

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Like strawberries in chocolate cups...the small red flowers of Parrotia persica, whose common name is Persian ironwood. This is a shrub / tree belonging to the witch hazel family, a family that includes many other winter- and early spring-blooming shrubs and trees. It is native to the northern Alborz mountains of Iran (formerly Persia), explaining the common name. The flowers have no petals - it is the bright red stamens that make up dense, spherical clusters, and appear before the leaves along the bare branches in winter and early spring.

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