Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2928

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it on dry slopes and ridges, esp calcareous, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-7 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Staminate calyx 2-3 lobed
Inferior ovary
Staminate flowers in elongate catkins

FRUIT:
Fall
Nut

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carya texana   FAMILY Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hicora texana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Carya texana

 

COMMON NAME:
Black Hickory


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Ron Lance    rwl_caryatexana

August        

In cultivation

Only hickory w tufted rust-colored hair on buds, petioles, leaf undersides, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.

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Ron Lance    rwl_caryatexana2

August        

In cultivation

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Ron Lance    rwl_caryatexana3

August        

In cultivation

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Ron Lance    jkm110219_638a

Month Unknown        

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.