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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Carya floridana   FAMILY Juglandaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Carya floridana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hicoria floridana

 

COMMON NAME:
Scrub Hickory


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image of Carya floridana, Scrub Hickory

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Note variation in husk thickness & dehiscence, and nut shape, size & sweetness.

image of Carya floridana, Scrub Hickory

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October        

Leaflets 3-5(7), with amber-colored resinous glands on the underside, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.

image of Carya floridana, Scrub Hickory

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Month Unknown        

Fruit husks 2-3mm thick, nut usually not angled, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Carya floridana   FAMILY Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Carya floridana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hicoria floridana

 

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2170

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: Florida

Habitat: Florida yellow-sand scrub, longleaf pine sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 3-5(7) leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Staminate calyx 2-3 lobed
Inferior ovary

Staminate flowers in elongate catkins

FRUIT:
Fall
Nut

 

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