Carya ovata - Shagbark Hickory

Carya ovata - Shagbark Hickory

Leaves and Fruit

Named for its loosely-plated bark.  Sweet nuts are edible to many wildlife species.  Heavy tap root lends to its windfirm rating on most sites.

Size: 70-100'
Wetland Indicator Status: FACU-
Bloom Color: Greenish Brown
Bloom Period: March to June
Fall Color: Yellow
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Shade, and Shade

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