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Carya cordiformis

Common Name(s):
Bitternut hickory
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Native; has striking yellow buds

Height:
50-70 ft.
Flower:
Bitter nuts
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
Texture:
Coarse
Form:
Irregular, cylindrical crown; stiff, ascending branches
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
6-10 in. alternate, pinnately compound leaves with 5-9 leaflets
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1934

Carya cordiformis Carya cordiformis
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Carya cordiformis Carya cordiformis
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Carya cordiformis Carya cordiformis
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Carya cordiformis Carya cordiformis
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