Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Flora of North America
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Ron Lance jkm110219_651
Note variation in husk thickness & dehiscence, and nut shape, size & sweetness.
Ron Lance rwl_caryatexana
Only hickory w tufted rust-colored hair on buds, petioles, leaf undersides, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.
Ron Lance jkm110219_638a
Fruit husks are 2-5mm thick. The nut is slightly to not at all angled, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.
Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -
Look for it on dry slopes and ridges, esp calcareous, per Weakley's Flora
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-7 leaflets
Staminate calyx 2-3 lobed
Staminate flowers in elongate catkins
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide p221
- Trees of the Southeastern United States p070
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p088