Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2170

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: Florida
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in Florida scrub, 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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Carya floridana   FAMILY Juglandaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carya floridana   FAMILY Juglandaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Carya floridana

 

COMMON NAME:
Scrub Hickory


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Ron Lance    rwl2170_a2

October        

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

image of Carya floridana

Ron Lance    jkm110219_641a

Month Unknown        

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