Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in dry sandy or rocky forests & woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 7-9 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 (11/30/12):
Carya pallida   FAMILY Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carya pallida   FAMILY Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 053-02-008:
Carya pallida   FAMILY Juglandaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Sand Hickory, Pale Hickory