Carya cordiformis Juglandaceae
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Native to the Finger Lakes Region, Quebec to MN, South to FL and LA
Mundy Wildflower Garden, Beech Collection, Schnee Oak Collection, Edwards Lake Cliffs Preserve, Fischer Old-growth Forest, McLean Bogs, Eames Bog, Ringwood Ponds
Source of plant
Howard Pidduck, Ruth Nix
Slender tree reaching 50' to 75' in height with a rather irregular, cylindrical crown of stiff, ascendingbranches, often widest at the top. Supposedly the fastest growing of the hickories; seeds are bitter.
USDA Hardiness Zone