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Carya ovata



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Carya ovata
Shagbark hickory

A large oval deciduous nut tree that is native to drier uplands in the eastern one-half of the United States. It has a distinctive bark in which large flat plates curl away from the trunk at their ends, giving the plant its common name.

Habit:Oval to slightly irregular with open areas in the crown
Size:60-80' high
Color:Deep yellow-green
Texture:Medium
Hardiness:Zone 4b USDA
Habitat:Quebec - Georgia - Texas - Mexico - Iowa - Wisconsin
Family:Juglandaceae

 
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